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-121
This course examines the diverse arts and visual culture of Africa....
Art History
ARTH-201
This course is an introduction to the art and architecture of Greece and Rome....

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-452
Cinema
CINE-410
A production course designed for the advanced student of cinema....
B.A.
Dance
DANC-385
Students explore aspects of Direction, Level, Timing, and Part of the Body Moving as defined in the Laban tradition....
Dance
DANC-174
Understanding Dance as an Art Form is open to students with an interest in dance in practice and in theory....

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-401
The Senior Recital is a 50 to 60 minute solo performance of appropriate concert literature selected in consultation with the private lesson instruc...
B.A., B.F.A.
Studio Art
ARTS-110
A studio course in the fundamentals of drawing in several media....
Studio Art
ARTS-245
This course will focus on the artistic generation of meaning through the technology of new media....

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-360
Intensive work on a specific acting problem. The subject will vary from year to year....
Theatre
THTR-170
A workshop laboratory in which students perform in a departmental theatre production....