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The Lewis Center is your Pathway to the Arts! This page offers information for freshmen interested in pursuing the arts while at Princeton.
Fall 2013 Courses and Applications
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. The online application will be available here starting August 30 through the application submission deadline of September 9, 5:00 p.m. View fall 2013 Creative Writing course offerings.
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 an interview for pre-registration. Placement for DAN219, 319, 419, 420 will take place Wednesday, September 11 from 4:30-6:20 p.m. in the Patricia and Ward Hagan ’48 Dance Studio at 185 Nassau Street. Faculty will email course placements by Thursday, September 12 at 10:00 a.m. View fall 2013 Dance course offerings.
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 an application for pre-registration. View fall 2013 Film/Video course offerings.
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 an interview for pre-registration. View fall 2013 Theater course offerings.
Visual Arts - courses are offered at introductory and advanced levels in drawing, painting, photography, graphic design, sculpture, printmaking, and art theory, criticism and aesthetics. Some visual arts courses require an application for pre-registration. View fall 2013 Visual Arts course offerings.
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. Each Atelier course requires a pre-registration application. View fall 2013 Atelier course offerings and applications.