Lewis Center Program / Course Information
To access a full list of courses offered in the upcoming semester with descriptions and application information, click on the links below:
Check out introductory videos highlighting Lewis Center courses this coming spring, featuring Program in Theater Director Tim Vasen, Lewis Center Creative Fellow Jason Treuting, and Creative Writing professor Idra Novey.
Courses are offered at the Lewis Center for the Arts in Creative Writing, Dance, Film/Video, Theater, Visual Arts, and through the interdisciplinary Princeton Atelier. Certificates are awarded in the areas of Creative Writing, Dance, Theater, and Visual Arts (including Film). For more information on each certificate program, click on the orange links below.
Creative Writing - courses are offered at introductory and advanced levels in poetry, fiction, literary translation, and screenwriting. All creative writing courses require a pre-registration application.
Dance - courses are offered in technique, choreography, history, criticism and aesthetics of dance at introductory, intermediate and advanced levels in the genres of modern, ballet and African dance. Some dance courses require a pre-registration interview.
Film/Video - within the Program in Visual Arts, courses are offered at introductory and intermediate levels in film and video production, filmmaking, screenwriting, film history and special topics in cinema. Courses in screenwriting and film/video production require a pre-registration application.
Theater - courses are offered at the introductory and intermediate levels in acting; directing; playwriting; lighting, costume and sound design; theater history and criticism; and special topics. Several theater courses require a pre-registration interview.
Visual Arts - courses are offered at introductory and advanced levels in drawing, painting, photography, graphic design, sculpture, printmaking, and art theory, criticism and aesthetics.
Princeton Atelier – unique, one-time interdisciplinary courses are offered, taught by Princeton faculty and professional guest artists focusing on the collaborative creation of new work. Atelier courses require a pre-registration application.