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City of Dreams: Exploring the Arts in New York

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Carol Stewart teaches courses in theatre and the humanities at the University of Louisville, including classes in foundation courses in humanities, creativity and the arts, acting, radio drama, performance theory, script analysis, and prison theatre. She also teaches courses at Bellarmine University, including a senior seminar in social justice and a class in the history of musical theatre. Summer 2018 will be her fourth time teaching the London Summer 4-week course for CCSA. She has traveled through Norway, Ireland, Italy, Japan, India, Ecuador, Peru, and throughout the UK. Carol earned her BFA at the Goodman School of Drama and an MA at the University of Louisville; she is currently a doctoral candidate in Interdisciplinary Humanities at UofL. Her areas of research and artistic practice are focused on podcasting and radio drama, creative flow and the experience of the actor; Shakespeare in translation; and Shakespeare with non-traditional artists, including the incarcerated and the aging.

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Faculty:
Dr. Carol J. Stewart (More Info)

Course:
City of Dreams: Exploring the Arts in New York

Program Dates:
Jul 20 – Jul 31, 2021

Honors Credit:
None

WKU Course:
THEA 499

Discipline(s):
Theatre , Art & Design

Course Description:
New York is one of the most dynamic cities in the world, and home to unrivaled visual art, performance, and design. In this class you'll explore some of New York's famous sites, but you'll spend even more time discovering unique destinations and experiences that are off the beaten path. You'll see street art and the great masterworks, hear classical and contemporary world music, watch productions of cutting edge and classical outdoor theatre, and explore architecture and design on bridges and in skyscrapers. You'll experience first-hand how it feels, looks, and sounds as all the arts come together on the vibrant streets of New York!

Prerequisites:
None

Physical Activity Requirements:
Contact Faculty

Course Highlights:
Tour visual art exhibits/museums. See play and music performances. Explore Manhattan through the design of its bridges and their relationship to the city. Tour a wide variety of architectural and design elements of the city, including parks, gardens, public plazas, and buildings.