Theater Arts Summer Courses


    Drawing for the Theater

  • THEA 14-01

    Session 1

    A fundamental course in drawing from still life, the figure, and in the landscape. The approach is from the tonal and volumetric aspects of the object. Color is introduced as the course progresses. Instruction fashioned to the individual needs of the student. The inexperienced are welcomed as well as the experienced. Students are billed a materials fee. (General Education Code(s): PR-C, A.)

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    Instructor: Kate Edmunds


  • Drawing for the Theater

  • THEA 14-02

    Session 2

    A fundamental course in drawing from still life, the figure, and in the landscape. The approach is from the tonal and volumetric aspects of the object. Color is introduced as the course progresses. Instruction fashioned to the individual needs of the student. The inexperienced are welcomed as well as the experienced. Students are billed a materials fee. (General Education Code(s): PR-C, A.)

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    Instructor: Peter Loftus


  • Introductory Studies in Acting

  • THEA 20-01

    Session 1

    Introduction to basic acting skills and the problems of performance. Concentrates on expanding the students' range of expression and ability to respond to and analyze dramatic text. Students with little or no experience are encouraged to attend. (General Education Code(s): IM, IH, A.) 

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    Instructor: Dor Atkinson


  • Introductory Studies in Acting

  • THEA 20-02

    Session 2

    Introduction to basic acting skills and the problems of performance. Concentrates on expanding the students' range of expression and ability to respond to and analyze dramatic text. Students with little or no experience are encouraged to attend. (General Education Code(s): IM, IH, A.) 

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    Instructor: Greg Fritsch


  • Introduction to Dance Theory and Technique

  • THEA 30

    Session 2

    Intensive instruction in developing the dancer's mind/body, with introduction to movement theory and practice. Students are billed a materials fee. (Formerly Introduction to Modern Dance Theory and Technique.) May be repeated for credit. (General Education Code(s): PR-C.)

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    Instructor: Ted Warburton


  • African Dance

  • THEA 37

    Session 1

    A griot (musician-entertainer from western Africa) from Burkina Faso teaches "The African Journey," which emphasizes dance as combined in Africa, including singing, history, oral tradition, and storytelling. Students are billed a materials fee. (General Education Code(s): PR-C.)

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    Instructor: Mandjou Kone