University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Courses

The Puppet Arts Online Graduate Certificate is comprised of four required courses (12-credits in total) offered in the semesters listed. This program can be completed in 17 months.

Summer Fall Spring
DRAM 5607 – Advanced Materials Techniques Spring 2018
DRAM 5610 – Advanced Hand Puppet Theater Spring 2019
DRAM 5613 – Advanced Shadow Theater Fall 2018
DRAM 5617 – World Puppet Theater Fall 2017

 

DRAM 5607 – Advanced Materials Techniques (3-credits)

Puppet Character design using a full range of fabrication techniques (including sculpting, molding, casting, painting, and carving) to design and fully realize a puppet character.

DRAM 5610 – Advanced Hand Puppet Theater (3-credits)

Consideration of a world-wide range of design, construction, and manipulation methods for Hand Puppetry, Glove Puppetry, and mouth-moving skills.

DRAM 5613 – Advanced Shadow Theater (3-credits)

Research and study of design, story, construction, and performance elements within world-wide Shadow Theater for both direct-screen and projected presentations.

DRAM 5617 – World Puppet Theater (3-credits)

A world-wide survey of the Puppet Arts as they are practiced in religious expression, societal commentary, cultural celebration, and public entertainment.