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-204
This course provides an introduction to the art, architecture, and selected patterns of urban development Rome during the High Renaissance, Manneri...
Art History
ARTH-452

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-412
This course examines major concepts and important writings in film theory from the 1920s to the present....
Cinema
CINE-399
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
B.A.
Dance
DANC-434
Participation as a cast member in the choreographic research process of new and reconstructed works in Modern/Postmodern forms created by students ...
Dance
DANC-442
New and reconstructed works choreographed by faculty and guest artists in ballet are learned by students and rehearsed for public performance....

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!

Music
MUS-337
Bluegrass has become one of America's most popular folk musics....
B.A., B.F.A.
Studio Art
ARTS-361
For the student of marked creative ability who wishes to pursue advanced subjects not otherwise listed, such as design, graphics, or history and cr...
Studio Art
ARTS-451

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-362
Theatre
THTR-230
A studio course in the fundamental techniques of realistic acting....