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
AHVC-223
An examination of the diverse arts and cultures of the South Pacific....
Art History
AHVC-451

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-328
A workshop-style course on dramatic narrative writing for the screen....
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-444
Participation as a cast member in the choreographic research process of new and reconstructed works in Ballet forms created by students who have co...

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-229
In this course, we will look at the development of 20th century music idioms and compositional techniques with their larger political and cultural ...
Music
MUS-245
Special Topics in Music Collaborations are courses that do not fall within the other designations and are collaborative in nature....
B.A., B.F.A.
Studio Art
ARTS-117
An Introductory course concentrating on: the fundamentals of operating a digital single lens reflex camera (SLR), editing software -- Adobe Lightro...
Studio Art
ARTS-452

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-371
This course explores the relationship among theatrical storytelling traditions and the cultures and audiences that produced them from ancient Afric...
Theatre
THTR-105
This course will explore theatrical style and innovative theatre artists who have influenced theatrical production practices, and will investigate ...