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-223
An examination of the diverse arts and cultures of the South Pacific....

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-399
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit....
Cinema
CINE-308
Animation is the illusion of motion created by the consecutive display of slightly varying drawings or models of static elements....
B.A.
Dance
DANC-174
Understanding Dance as an Art Form is open to students with an interest in dance in practice and in theory....
Dance
DANC-210
Seminar in Production focuses on many aspects of dance concert production....

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-237
Bluegrass has become one of America's most popular folk musics....
Music
MUS-224
An exploration of advanced topics in computer music including interactive systems, algorithmic composition, granular synthesis, and others....
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...
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...

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-360
Intensive work on a specific acting problem. The subject will vary from year to year....