Performance Studio

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subject Name: 
Film & Media Studies
Course Number: 
345
Institution: 
Amherst College

(Offered as THDA 353 and FAMS 345.)  In this advanced course in the techniques of creating performance, each student will create and rehearse a performance piece that develops and incorporates original choreography, text, music, sounds and / or video. Improvisational and collaborative structures and approaches among and within different media will be investigated.  The final performance pieces will be presented in the Holden Theater. 


Two ninety-minute class sessions per week.  There will be weekly mandatory showings.  These showings are a working document of the important and  necessary vicissitudes within a creative process.   


Requisite: THDA 252 or the equivalent and consent of the instructor. Fall semester. Visiting Resident Artist Schmitz.

Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Crosslisted Section ID: 
FAMS-345-01,THDA-353-01
Schedule #: 
FAMS-345-01-1516F

Course Sections

Performance Studio
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Peter Schmitz pschmitz@amherst.edu TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM WEBS 122