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.
|DRAM 5607 - Advanced Materials Techniques||Spring 2020|
|DRAM 5610 - Advanced Hand Puppet Theater||Spring 2019|
|DRAM 5613 - Advanced Shadow Theater||Fall 2020|
|DRAM 5617 - World Puppet Theater||Fall 2019|
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.