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Performing and Media Arts

Theatre, Film and Dance Cornell University Cornell University Theatre, Film and Dance, Cornell University


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Welcome to the Department of Performing and Media Arts

newmajor collage forwebThe Department of Performing and Media Arts provides opportunities for students to explore theatre, film, and dance as distinct art forms, or to combine these disciplines in exciting ways. Whether students choose to major, minor, or enroll in select classes, they can integrate work in acting and film, theatre and television, dance and light, new media and sound. The major is both flexible and rigorous, giving students multiple options in designing their own program of study. In consultation with a faculty advisor, they also develop a focus in their area of interest. The departmental curriculum offers a robust selection of courses, from introductory to advanced levels, and from both creative and critical perspectives.

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