[dance-tech] NYU announces Dance and New Media MFA concentration

  • From: Jamie Jewett <jj95@xxxxxxx>
  • To: dance-tech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2014 18:26:47 -0500

The Dance Department at Tisch School of the Arts announces its new MFA
Concentration in Dance and New Media. Housed in the department’s
internationally acclaimed conservatory program, this concentration offers
students an intensive exploration of existing and emerging technologies.
Coursework provides both technical and artistic training in the creation,
performance, and documentation of works. Areas of research include
cinematic dance practices, multimedia performance, streaming media,
interactive computing, motion tracking, innovation in dance documentation,
and the development of other hardware and software tools for dance.  As
part of the larger NYU emerging media community, we collaborate with
practitioner/scholars at NYU working across the scope of new media practice
and theory. These departments include ITP (Interactive Telecommunications
Program), Film, Integrated Digital Media, Animation, Gaming, and the Music
Programs at Steinhart.   This program of study culminates in a thesis
comprised of a practice-based thesis project and a written work of

The Dance and New Media concentration assumes depth in dance. We welcome a
broad spectrum of media abilities and experiences. Students will engage in
Dance and New Media courses while participating in the Tisch Dance MFA
curriculum. In addition to the application, prospective Dance and New Media
students must participate in a faculty interview, and the MFA audition
process. Candidates may also submit an optional New Media Portfolio for

For more information please contact Professor Jamie Jewett  jj95@xxxxxxx

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