Welcome Class of 2021! Learn more about what is available to you through the Lewis Center for the Arts and Princeton’s program and course offerings in Creative Writing, Dance, Film, Music Theater, Theater, Visual Arts and the Princeton Atelier. Program directors and current students will provide a brief overview of each program beginning at 9:00 a.m.

INTRODUCTION: Michael Cadden, Chair, Lewis Center for the Arts 

CREATIVE WRITING: Tracy K. Smith, Director
The Program in Creative Writing welcomes you. All Creative Writing courses, with the exception of advanced sections, have reserved seats for first-year students and are by application only. You may only apply for one creative writing course per semester.  Starting August 1, 2017, you may apply for a workshop in Introductory Poetry, Introductory Fiction, Exploding Text: Poetry Performance, Translation: To and From Italian, Introduction to Screenwriting: Writing the Short Film, or Introduction to Screenwriting: Adaptation. The deadline is Monday, September 11 at 5 p.m..  The application includes a writing sample in the appropriate genre. Application results will be emailed to you by late afternoon, Tuesday, September 12, You will be instructed to immediately select a section, which are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please contact Noreen McAuliffe with any questions at: noreenm@princeton.edu.

DANCE: Susan Marshall, Director
DAN210, 211, 213, 215, 216, 312, 319, 320, 419, and 420 are open to first year students.  DAN210, 211, 213, 215, 216, and 312 are open enrollment and accessible on TigerHub. A placement class is required for DAN 319, 320, 419 and 420, and will take place on Tuesday, September 12 at 3 p.m. in the Hearst Dance Theater, Wallace Dance and Theater Building. Following the class, faculty will walk students through the enrollment process and fall performance schedule. Placement decisions will be emailed to students by 10 a.m. on Wednesday, September 13. To learn more, please attend a dance information session (immediately following the LCA open house) in the Hearst Dance Theater and consult this overview of course information for first year students.  Dance program faculty and staff will also conduct informal studio tours and be available to speak with you between 1–3 pm. Please stop by the Hearst Dance Theater during that time.

PRINCETON ATELIER:  Paul Muldoon, Director
Princeton Atelier courses are open to all first year students. For interest in ATL 498, please contact Jayce Ogren at: jayceogren@me.com. ATL 499 is open enrollment within Tigerhub.

THEATER: Jane Cox, Director
Any questions about the theater program and theater season, please contact Jane Cox (janecox@princeton.edu). For enrollment in THR 340, please contact Professor Brian Herrera (bherrera@princeton.edu). All other available courses are open enrollment via TigerHub, including THR 101 (Introduction to Theater Making), recommended for freshmen and sophomores, THR 201 (Introduction to Acting) and THR 205 (Introduction to Playwriting).  THR 210A and THR 210B do not have available spots this fall, THR 400 and THR 411 are not open to freshmen.

MUSIC THEATER: Robert Sandberg, Acting Director
All Music Theater courses are open to first year students.  For information regarding enrolling in MTD 335; please contact Professor Jane Cox at (janecox@princeton.edu)

VISUAL ARTS: Martha Friedman, Director
All 200-level courses are open enrollment.


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Mon Sep 11, 2017 · 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Wallace Theater


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