Fine Arts
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Fine Arts

Denison sees art as a bridge to all other areas of study and research. Our art program emphasizes art-making as a means to think about not only oneself, but one’s relationship to the world of ideas from multiple perspectives.

Art History
ARTH-211
An introduction to the history of photography from its inception in 1839 to the present day....

With a digital library of more than 20,000 visual resources, the Art History Department has organized access to art across centuries and civilizations around the globe.

B.A.
Cinema

The Cinema House has faculty and staff offices, a student lounge, screening room, production equipment, a Steenbeck flatbed editing room and MacPro media stations.

Cinema
CINE-104
An introduction to the study of cinema as an art form....
B.A.
Dance
DANC-422
New and reconstructed works choreographed by faculty and guest artists in African/Diasporan dance are learned by students and rehearsed for public ...
Dance
DANC-451
This course, offered every fall, is designed to address the research and methodological needs of all senior dance majors and those minors choosing ...

The Dance Department facilities are located in the Doane Dance Building, the Mulberry House MIX Lab and the new Knapp Performance Lab. They are designed to encourage collaboration and interdisciplinarity.

B.A.

Denison has a truly impressive list of musical ensembles—Brass, Wind, Chamber, Bluegrass, Jazz, Orchestra, Concert Choir, Singer’s Theater, Latin, String, Trumpet, Flute, Guitar—the list goes on!

B.A., B.F.A.
Studio Art
ARTS-331
Students may work with any printmaking process in which they have had experience or with the consent of instructor....

Renovated in 2009, the highly functional and inspiring Bryan Arts Center is the size of some small art schools and offers personal studio space for every studio art major in their senior year.

B.A.

The department has a fully equipped scene shop adjacent to the stage; a second shop used for welding and additional construction; and a separate electrics shop that houses an inventory of more than 175 lighting instruments.

Theatre
THTR-370
This course in the art of directing for the stage explores the philosophies and techniques of prominent contemporary directors in a historical cont...
Theatre
THTR-374
This course explores the history of performance, dramatic and performance theory, entertainment culture, and theatrical production from prehistoric...