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-203
This course is an introduction to the art, architecture, and selected patterns of urban development in Italy during the Early Renaissance and the Q...

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-299
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Cinema
CINE-410
A production course designed for the advanced student of cinema....
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-452
This course, offered every spring, is required of all dance majors....

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-234
This course will explore the historical development of African-American gospel music in the 20th Century....
Music
MUS-301
The Junior Recital is a 30 to 40 minute solo performance of appropriate concert literature selected in consultation with the private lesson instruc...
B.A., B.F.A.
Studio Art
ARTS-221
Students will hone the skills gained in previous ceramic courses and will focus on refining the application of learned techniques to produce visual...

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-372
This course explores the tremendous changes in dramatic and performance theory, entertainment culture, and theatrical production during the early m...
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...