Aug 18, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

THE 270 - Entertainment Design in the Digital Age


Digital technology impacts all kinds of live entertainment and performance from Hamilton to Escape Rooms to Superbowl Half Time Shows. This course examines the impact that digital technology has had on the process, implementation, and final presentation of various live entertainment designs. The class explores how visual designers conceptualize, create, and convey their art in the digital age and how audiences experience the conflation of live entertainment and digital technology. Students will learn about and analyze technologies used in theatre, music, theme parks, and other forms of live production through lecture, presentations, and projects. No design or theatre experience necessary!

Satisfies a Visual and Performing Arts requirement.
Satisfies a requirement in the Digital Studies interdisciplinary minor.