Performing and Media Arts (PMA)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

PMA 1104

"Women don't fit well into a trench coat and slouch hat," Marilyn Stasio has observed, yet female detectives can be found solving crimes and busting bad guys across media. Drawing from TV, film, fiction ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 19462 PMA 1104   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 19463 PMA 1104   SEM 102

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

PMA 1145

"We're all born naked and the rest is drag" - RuPaul. This course explores drag as a mode of queer cultural performance. Through a wide range of readings and viewings that introduce a diverse array of ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 19464 PMA 1145   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

PMA 1152

This class will investigate work which demands or encourages interaction between audience and performer, examining various styles of interactive engagement in contemporary performance including Site Specific ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 19465 PMA 1152   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

PMA 1154

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 19705 PMA 1154   SEM 101

    • MW Uris Hall 369
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Kilburn, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

PMA 1160

Fantastic places often cut into reality with a "subtle knife" or fold it via tesseract. Transported to timeless noplaces masquerading as whimsical flights of fancy, like Neverland or Oz, we enter a wardrobe ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 19466 PMA 1160   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

PMA 1161

Ours is a food-obsessed culture.  Whether we focus on diet and health, or binge-watch competitive cooking shows, or explore cuisine in relation to regional, racial, or ethnic identity, many of us either ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 19467 PMA 1161   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

PMA 1168

Do you enjoy watching video essays about your problematic faves on YouTube or TikTok and want to try your hand at making one of your own? Essays offering critical analysis of media objects and fandoms ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 19468 PMA 1168   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

PMA 1169

What does it mean to tell stories from an African perspective? What artistic choices and challenges do African filmmakers explore to represent the multiplicities of the African experience? In what ways ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 19469 PMA 1169   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

PMA 1170

What does it mean when a friend tells you to "take care" and to text them when you get home? How does showing up for and caring about each other transform our futures? Using music videos by Lil Nas X and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 19470 PMA 1170   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

PMA 1171

Can queer/BIPOC artistic practices subvert Western assumptions about identity and politics?  You do not have to be an artist to embrace the concepts, the beauty and rawness we will explore in this seminar.   ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 19471 PMA 1171   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

PMA 1410

The Media Production Lab course is a series of self-contained lecture/workshops on various topics in the production of film and video on-set and on-location. The workshops will be hands on experience with ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  5885 PMA 1410   LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 1610

This technology lab will provide students with a foundation of the production process through experiential learning of scenographic practices. Students will learn about the technical production processes ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  7795 PMA 1610   LAB 401

    • TR
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Bernstein, S

      Simms, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 1611

Perform in a departmental theatre or film production, or dance concert. Research a role, develop a character, and perform for a live or mediated audience in a faculty supervised production. Explore choreography ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  4384 PMA 1611   STU 501

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Suber, P

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  6061 PMA 1611   STU 502

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  6062 PMA 1611   STU 503

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 2000

The Colloquium provides opportunities for exchange, reflection, discussion of relevant concepts, and extended engagement with the media objects made in a variety of Making Media courses. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  7833 PMA 2000   LAB 401

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Moseley, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 2300

Weekly assignments in basic elements of choreography. Students compose and present short studies that are discussed and reworked. Problems are defined and explored through class improvisations. Informal ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PMA 3300PMA 4300VISST 2511

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7945 PMA 2300   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 2465

This course introduces Korean popular culture in global context. Beginning with cultural forms of the late Chosŏn period, the course will also examine popular culture during the Japanese colonial period, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AAS 2269ASIAN 2269

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16679 PMA 2465   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 2540

Intensive consideration of the ways films generate meaning and of the ways we attribute meaning and value to films. Discussion ranges over commercial narrative, art cinema, documentary, and personal film ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: VISST 2174

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16640 PMA 2540   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 2610

Learn what it means to run a live show. Participate as part of a team to ensure all the elements work together and on time. Learn the intricacies of collaborating with a production group to create a unified ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Graded

  •  4639 PMA 2610   LAB 401

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Bernstein, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Graded

  •  5963 PMA 2610   LAB 402

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Simms, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Graded

  •  5964 PMA 2610   LAB 403

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Cross, W

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 2611

This lab will give students practical experience as an assistant stage manager in the organization and management of a theatrical or mediated production; in rehearsals, in technical rehearsals ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 18430 PMA 2611   LAB 401

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 2670

This course aims to give students a good historical and critical grounding in Shakespeare's drama and its central and continuing place in Renaissance culture and beyond. We will read poetry and primarily ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGL 2270

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6352 PMA 2670   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 2800

An introduction to the actor's technique and performance skills, exploring the elements necessary to begin training as an actor, i.e., observation, concentration, and imagination. Focus is on physical ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  4661 PMA 2800   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    This class is now open enrollment on-line. If the class is full please place your name on the wait-list.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  4386 PMA 2800   STU 502

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    This class is now open enrollment on-line. If the class is full please place your name on the wait-list.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  4387 PMA 2800   STU 503

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    This class is now open enrollment on-line. If the class is full please place your name on the wait-list.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  6879 PMA 2800   STU 504

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    This class is now open enrollment on-line. If the class is full please place your name on the wait-list.

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  8381 PMA 2800   STU 505

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3000

Independent study allows students the opportunity to pursue special interests not treated in regularly scheduled courses. A faculty member, who becomes the student's instructor for the course, must approve ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4388 PMA 3000   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Simms, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5498 PMA 3000   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Goelzer, C

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5499 PMA 3000   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Feldshuh, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5500 PMA 3000   IND 604

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Bernstein, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5501 PMA 3000   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Palmer, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5502 PMA 3000   IND 606

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Levitt, B

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5958 PMA 3000   IND 607

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Bunn, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5503 PMA 3000   IND 608

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Milles, B

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5504 PMA 3000   IND 609

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Jaime, K

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5505 PMA 3000   IND 610

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Salvato, N

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5506 PMA 3000   IND 611

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5507 PMA 3000   IND 612

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Warner, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5508 PMA 3000   IND 613

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Suber, P

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5699 PMA 3000   IND 614

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5700 PMA 3000   IND 615

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Haenni, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5701 PMA 3000   IND 616

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Cross, W

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5702 PMA 3000   IND 617

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Gainor, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6964 PMA 3000   IND 618

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

PMA 3210

Intermediate Western classical dance technique. Work is done on strengthening the body through a movement technique emphasizing presence and musicality based on harmonic muscular control. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PE 1184

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  4394 PMA 3210   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3214

This class explores dance across multiple stages—TikTok videos, concert halls, streets—to assess how people create, sustain, and challenge markers of difference (race, gender, sexuality, ability, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 3214

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16647 PMA 3214   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3220

Intermediate modern technique focusing on rhythm, placement, and phrasing for students who are prepared to refine the skills of dancing. Students are challenged by complex phrases and musicality. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PE 1185

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  4395 PMA 3220   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3225

This course will explore questions of how we perceive articulations of identity on the moving body. How do histories and cultural behaviors define differences? What are the conventions of race, gender, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PMA 4225

  • 1-3 Credits Graded

  •  5607 PMA 3225   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3227

This course maintains a critical focus on the role of the moving body in the history of dance offering comparisons in theatre, film and other forms of media and live performance. Moving from the 16th century ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: VISST 3227

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16642 PMA 3227   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3300

Intermediate choreographic projects are critiqued in progress by faculty and peers. Consideration of design problems in costuming and lighting.  Weekly assignments in basic elements of choreography. Students ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PMA 2300PMA 4300VISST 2511

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4396 PMA 3300   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3351

This course will cultivate collaborations between the practice and study of dance with fields such as architecture, engineering, landscape architecture, painting, digital arts, and other design and creative ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PMA 4351

  • 1-3 Credits Graded

  •  5481 PMA 3351   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3510

This introductory course familiarizes students with documentary filmmaking and audiovisual modes of knowledge production. Through lectures, screenings, workshops, and labs, students will develop single-camera ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ANTHR 3110ANTHR 6110PMA 6510

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7979 PMA 3510   DES 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3531

This course explores the fundamentals of writing for the screen. The class format will include creative writing assignments, class discussion, screenings and workshop. Students will produce short film ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7861 PMA 3531   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Fill out google form for enrollment consideration - https://forms.gle/fndLZmMoDVtTfbEP7.

PMA 3550

Global Cinema I and II together offer an overview of international film history from the late nineteenth century to today. Through a focus on key films and significant epochs, the course traces the evolution ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 3261PMA 6550VISST 3175

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5696 PMA 3550   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3570

An introduction to filmmaking, students will learn to create compelling characters, as well as develop strong storytelling skills through basic character and story development and breakdown, cinematography, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  5710 PMA 3570   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3572

From landscape cinema to underwater GoPro videos, environmental films connect issues of representation to conversations about climate change, the perspectives of plants and animals, and land politics. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18193 PMA 3572   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3610

Based on previous coursework and experience, students may be offered the opportunity to participate as an apprentice in a mentored PMA creative project.  The apprentice experience and number of credits ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  4390 PMA 3610   STU 501

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  5650 PMA 3610   STU 502

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  5651 PMA 3610   STU 503

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3614

A studio course working on the creation and development of characters on paper. The character designs explored will not be bound by the limits of the human body or physical costumes, but rather will push ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5695 PMA 3614   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3630

The Scenic and Lighting designers are responsible for creating 'the visual world' of the play. From sketches to models, from groundplans to light plots, this intro-level hands-on, project-based course ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7862 PMA 3630   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3633

From the ancient Javanese traditions of Wayang to the Muppets; from Emile Cohl to Pixar: Puppeteers and Animators are performer designers. In this course students will explore and discover the global canvas ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16648 PMA 3633   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3661

This course will explore unconventional costume designs for theatre, dance, and mediated performance.  It will deal with the special considerations found in some plays and performance pieces, such as the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16656 PMA 3661   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3680

Covering the basics of digital audio, bioacoustics, psychoacoustics and sound design, as they apply to theatre, film and music production.  Students create soundscapes for text and moving image using ProTools ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: MUSIC 3431

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  5692 PMA 3680   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: MUSIC 3431

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  7742 PMA 3680   STU 502

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3740

In A Theory of Parody, Linda Hutcheon defines parody broadly as "repetition with critical difference, which marks difference rather than similarity." Taking a cue from Hutcheon, we will consider parody ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 3745FGSS 3740LGBT 3740

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16687 PMA 3740   SEM 101

    • MW
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Salvato, N

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Class will meet in room 220 of the Schwartz Center.

PMA 3750

This course is designed to introduce students to a range of historical, cross-cultural, and transnational performance texts, theories, and practices; to motivate students to examine the broad social, political, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4385 PMA 3750   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3755

How have movements for sexual liberation used performance as a means of self-expression and strategies for social justice? How have theatrical stages served as sites of queer sociality and crucibles of ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 18294 PMA 3755   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3757

Explores major American playwrights from 1900 to 1960, introducing students to American theatre as a significant part of modern American cultural history. We will consider the ways in which theatre has ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 3360ENGL 3360

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7916 PMA 3757   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3800

Practical exploration of the actor's craft through exercises in physical and psychological action, improvisation and scene study. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  6256 PMA 3800   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3805

In this introductory class, students will study elements of successful dramatic writing: strong structure, effective dialogue, and imaginative theatricality. Students will craft and revise short plays, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17818 PMA 3805   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3815

Telling jokes to a friend, making introductions, guiding meetings large and small, constructing and delivering business presentations, legal arguments or formal speeches are all examples of public ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16655 PMA 3815   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 3880

Focused, practical exercises teach the student fundamental staging techniques that bring written text to theatrical life. A core objective is to increase the student's awareness of why and how certain ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: VISST 3798

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6045 PMA 3880   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 4000

In this advanced undergraduate-level seminar, all senior majors synthesize four years of study in a collaborative intellectual and artistic project with the faculty. Over the course of the fall semester, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  5896 PMA 4000   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 4222

Advanced and pre-professional advanced ballet and modern technique. This class meets 4 days per week. This course is a combination of PMA 3210 and PMA 3220 in the same semester.  Attendance to concerts ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  6383 PMA 4222   STU 501

    • MTWR
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Suber, P

      Yeung-Tieu, M

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 4225

This course will continue the critical inquiry investigated in Mapping the Moving Body. Intended for advanced students, it will address the dialogue between contemporary choreography and current sociopolitical ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PMA 3225

  • 1-3 Credits Graded

  •  5709 PMA 4225   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 4230

Pre-professional/Advanced ballet or modern technique with modern and contemporary ballet company repertory rehearsal and performances. This class meets 2 days per week, 3 hrs. 10 minutes per ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  6379 PMA 4230   STU 501

    • MW
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Suber, P

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  6387 PMA 4230   STU 502

    • TR
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 4300

Students work on advanced choreographic problems, to be presented in performance. Work in progress is critiqued by faculty members on a regular basis. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PMA 2300PMA 3300VISST 2511

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4397 PMA 4300   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 4351

This course continues the work done in PMA 3351. At an advanced level, this course will further explore the choreographic and design principles of contemporary choreographer, William Forsythe, who began ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PMA 3351

  • 2-3 Credits Graded

  •  5564 PMA 4351   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 4451

Examines the new cinemas of Southeast Asia and their engagement with contemporary discourses of gender and sexuality. It pays special attention to the ways in which sexuality and gendered embodiment are ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  6480 PMA 4451   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 4675

Examines how collaboration among stage directors, designers, and actors leads to differing interpretations of plays. The course focuses on how the texts themselves are blueprints for productions with particular ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGL 4210VISST 4546

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16654 PMA 4675   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 4681

This class explores the increasing presence of all the arts in prisons throughout the country and examines the increasing scholarship surrounding arts programs and their efficacy for incarcerated persons. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 4681

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16691 PMA 4681   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 4740

Fictions of dictatorship, as termed by scholar Lucy Burns, denote both the narratives and spectacles produced by authoritarian governments and the performances, events, and cultural objects that work against ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 16766 PMA 4740   SEM 101

    • W Uris Library 311
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Balance, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 4801

Class members can expect to expand their skills using targeted approaches and methodologies of the instructors' choosing to develop scripted and/or original material for in-class study ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17697 PMA 4801   STU 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 4821

This class interrogates new theoretical understandings about space and how bodies marked by various types of difference (race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, fatness, ability, and socioeconomic class) interact ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PMA 6821

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16692 PMA 4821   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 4950

First of a two-semester sequence (the second is PMA 4951) for seniors engaged in an honors project. Honor guidelines and form. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  4711 PMA 4950   RSC 701

    • M
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Bunn, A

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  5937 PMA 4950   RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Goelzer, C

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6342 PMA 4950   RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Simms, J

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  6343 PMA 4950   RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Bardsley, J

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Multi-Term

  •  7260 PMA 4950   RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Angelopoulos, P

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

PMA 4951

Second of a two-semester sequence (the first is PMA 4950) for students engaged in an honors project. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5694 PMA 4951   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Feldshuh, D

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

PMA 4952

Academic credit can only be awarded for unpaid internships. Students must submit an Application for Academic Credit by April 15. The Application for Academic Credit must be received/approved prior to the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  5711 PMA 4952   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Haenni, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

PMA 6510

This introductory course familiarizes students with documentary filmmaking and audiovisual modes of knowledge production. Through lectures, screenings, workshops, and labs, students will develop single-camera ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ANTHR 3110ANTHR 6110PMA 3510

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7981 PMA 6510   DES 501

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 6550

Global Cinema I and II together offer an overview of international film history from the late nineteenth century to today. Through a focus on key films and significant epochs, the course traces the evolution ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 3261PMA 3550VISST 3175

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5698 PMA 6550   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 6600

An introduction to the theory and methods involved in the study of performing and media arts. Attention focuses on pedagogy and the profession in Part I. Part II explores current scholarly trends. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5859 PMA 6600   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 6611

What are minoritarian aesthetics? How do these inform the production and reception of performance, broadly defined? How does attending to the aesthetics involved in the production of artistic and cultural ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AAS 6611AMST 6612LSP 6611

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7876 PMA 6611   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 6755

How have movements for sexual liberation used performance as a means of self-expression and strategies for social justice? How have theatrical stages served as sites of queer sociality and crucibles of ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 18298 PMA 6755   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 6821

This class interrogates new theoretical understandings about space and how bodies marked by various types of difference (race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, fatness, ability, and socioeconomic class) interact ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PMA 4821

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17277 PMA 6821   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 6920

The course will consider the aesthetics and politics of "touch" in dialogue with critical, artistic experimentation. Emphasizing interactivity and immersion in art and theory, the course will discuss renewed ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 6920ENGL 6725

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17321 PMA 6920   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 7000

Independent study in theatre allows graduate students the opportunity to pursue special interests not treated in regularly scheduled courses. A faculty member, who becomes the student's instructor for ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  4640 PMA 7000   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Levitt, B

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  4641 PMA 7000   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Bunn, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  4642 PMA 7000   IND 603

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Warner, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  4643 PMA 7000   IND 604

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Salvato, N

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  4644 PMA 7000   IND 605

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Haenni, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  5496 PMA 7000   IND 606

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Gainor, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  5497 PMA 7000   IND 607

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Pfeffer, D

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6460 PMA 7000   IND 608

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Suber, P

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6465 PMA 7000   IND 609

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Sheppard, S

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

PMA 7100

Provides graduate students in the field of Performing and Media Arts an opportunity to work directly with a faculty member to explore pedagogical theory and practice in undergraduate theatre classes in ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4391 PMA 7100   SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Gainor, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6328 PMA 7100   SEM 102

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Feldshuh, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6755 PMA 7100   SEM 103

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Simms, J

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

PMA 9900

Graduate student course while working on thesis and research for dissertation. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4645 PMA 9900   RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Salvato, N

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5582 PMA 9900   RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Villarejo, A

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5583 PMA 9900   RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Haenni, S

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5584 PMA 9900   RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Gainor, J

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5585 PMA 9900   RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Warner, S

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5586 PMA 9900   RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Directed Research