Performing & Visual Arts

STAGE AND THEATER

  • Presentation: direction, acting, scenography; types: improvisation, comedy, drama,  musical, tragedy.

THEATER HISTORY

  • Greek: Hellenistic and Classical; Roman; Western Postclassical Theater; Far East Traditions.

THEATER AS BUSINESS

  • Repertory companies, unions, presentations, producers.

MUSIC

  • Styles and theories; music sociology, music psychology; analysis; performance: singer, musician, instruments, production, recording,  composition, arrangements.

MUSICAL PERFORMANCE

  • Presentation of composition, ornamentation, aural tradition.

PRODUCTION OF MUSIC

  • Theory, composition, improvisation, notation.

MUSIC PSYCHOLOGY AND COGNITION

  • Neuroscientific basis, cognition, psychology.

HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY

  • History: still camera development; motion pictures, digital; controls, techniques; cultural and social significance; photography in art.
  • Invention of camera; film: black and white, and color; filmless (digital).

PHOTOGRAPHY TECHNICAL PROPERTIES

  • Film types; film or filmless; exposure and rendering; camera settings and effects; lenses; filters; camera controls.

CINEMATOGRAPHY

  • History, techniques, special effects, animation, changing technology, 3D, cinema in society, digital films.

URBAN ART

  • Urban culture, street art, interactive installations, graffiti, graphics, light art .