The minor in Creative Technologies for Performative Practice provides a technique-driven liberal arts approach to the creative, philosophical, and aesthetic dimensions of projection design in the context of theater arts. It fosters critical thinking and challenges the imagination through experiences with aesthetic inquiry, creative technologies and projection design, collaborative theater practice (devised theater), and participation in technique practice (electives in theater and design and in film and video production).

    Students interested in the minor can simulate a worksheet that accounts for courses already completed and in progress using the “What If” feature in Degree Works.

    Note: Course availability may vary from semester to semester. Some courses may be in development and offered at a later time. Students seeking to pursue alternative coursework to fulfill the minor should consult with their advisors.


    A student who has completed this minor should be able to demonstrate:

    • The acquisition of a common vocabulary necessary to the discussion of plays
    • An understanding of the role of artist and audience
    • The ability to place works in the context of other artists’ work and artistic pursuits and of culture and society
    • Knowledge of the vocabulary and use of design elements and compositional principles in projection design
    • Clear research, documentation, and presentation in the articulation of a creative project
    • Knowledge of and the ability to successfully use relevant design applications and technology

    The ability to reflect on the ideas and work of peers and verbally engage in a way that furthers the collaborative and creative process


    Subject AreaCourse OptionsRequirements
    Foundational CoursesAesthetic Inquiry: Toward Perception (TDRU 2311) 
    Creative Technologies (COPA 2105) 
    Creative Technologies 2: Performance and Technology* (TDRU 3211)
    9 credits
    Theater Electives*3 credits at TDRU 2000 or 3000 level in Theater; 3 credits at the TDRU 3000 or 4000 level in design and film or video production6 credits
    Capstone ProjectCollaborative Theater Practices (various courses, TDRU 3600–3607)3 credits

    Minors are available to all undergraduate students at The New School, though some minors are closed to students in certain majors (please see the list of preclusions for more details). Students may declare minors outside of their own colleges.

    For questions regarding this minor’s curriculum, including requests for course substitutions, please contact Maggie Koozer, Assistant Dean for Teaching and Learning, [email protected], 212.580.0210 x4824.

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