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3-D DESIGN: TECH + FORM + FASHION

Create a dress from candy wrappers. Design a shoe and 3-D print it. Collaborate as you investigate form and function.

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Through individual and ensemble work, this course introduces students to the essential tasks of the actor’s craft. We develop vocal and physical technique, and engage in exercises to develop...

This course continues the training of the actor with a focus on dramatic style. It allows students to develop an approach to character and text beyond their own culture and experience. Exercises...

This course invites the intensive analysis and rehearsal of the work of a major playwright. It may culminate in a series of fully explored scenes or in a full-length production. The course offers...

Prerequisite: Permission of the department and extensive dance training, which must include ballet. Offered: fall and winter terms.

Little or no previous dance training required. Offered: fall and winter terms.

In addition to four days per week for advanced-level technique classes (M,T,Th,F), DAN400 includes two days per week (usually Wednesdays and Saturdays) for choreography rehearsals, and tech...

The PEA Dance Ensemble’s annual Dance Concert is one of two mainstage productions in the spring term. Performance and/or choreographic opportunities are available to intermediate and...

This course builds upon the maker-space approach to innovative learning. Students actively collaborate in a creative lab as a production team. Each student member will learn the process of design...

This course offers the essential theory and practice of stage direction with emphasis on the leadership skills inherent in creating a constructive ensemble rehearsal environment. Beginning with a...

This course provides practical experience in basic cinematography without dialogue. Using digital video equipment, students learn about the history of filmmaking as well as the use of the camera...

Previous dance training, which must include ballet, required. Offered: fall, winter and spring terms.

Previous dance training, which must include ballet, required. Offered: fall and winter terms.

This course draws from concepts in art, nature, science and the humanities to explore the role of stage lighting in theater, dance and other performances. Students will gain a technical working...

This course explores the work of the playwright in theater. It is a foundation course designed to introduce young writers to the distinctive demands of this genre, with emphasis on character and...

The Poetry Stage course offers a class of students the opportunity to not only collectively explore specific poetic texts, but also to physicalize and dramatize such material for an audience....

In recognizing the important role that film has in the life of our culture today, this course focuses on the skills particular to writing in that medium. Using the Robert McKee classic text, Story...

Upon request, small group lessons (5 to 10 classes per term) are given in a particular dance technique, for a minimum of four students. Students must be at a similar level of proficiency....

This course is offered at student or departmental initiative. Examples of special topic courses include Dance History and Choreography, Costume Design, Stage Management, Mask and Puppetry, or any...

This course offers theory and practice in writing, preparing and delivering speeches. We emphasize effective communication skills between speaker and audience, looking at selection and structure...

This course explores past and present techniques of creating and manipulating scenery, properties, costumes, light, sound and makeup to enhance the theatrical event. Lecture demonstrations and...

“Tech crew” assists in the creation of sets, props, costumes, lights and sound throughout the term during the production cycle of theater and dance performances. Safe use of power...

This course will create a united team of citizens artists exploring one or more social issues. Intended to ignite in students a passion for drama and an equal passion for social justice, students...

Theater Mainstage Performance (T.M.P.) offers students the opportunity to use the skills they have learned in their theater classes and apply them on a major scale, though there is no prerequisite...