Visual ArtsIn these classes, students may develop skills in traditional art forms such as painting, drawing, and ceramics. In our Visual Communication area, students also use new media art forms that incorporate the use of computer and digital technology. Art appreciation and art history courses enrich students‘ understanding of all the visual arts and the ways in which artists explore and communicate the depths of human experience within their chosen medium. The Art Gallery in the Fine Arts Building hosts numerous shows throughout the year and is an important part of our educational programming for our art students.
Degrees • Art Degree (Associate of Arts - U224A50) • Art Degree (Associate of Fine Arts - U250A50) • Digital Photography Degree (Associate in Applied Science - C249C) • Visual Communication - Graphic Design Degree (Associate in Applied Science - C248C)
Certificates • Digital Photography Certificate - C348O • Layout and Design Certificate - C448W • Visual Communication - Social Media Design Certificate - C448U • Visual Communication - Graphic Design Certificate - C348C
Courses • Art Courses • Visual Communication Courses
Performing ArtsAreas include Music, Theatre, and Dance.
In Music, applied lessons in a variety of instruments and in voice are taught by highly qualified musicians. In addition to private instruction, students may develop performance skills by participating in Concert Band, Choir, and Jazz Ensembles. Foundation courses for musicians such as Music Theory, Sight-Singing and Ear-Training are offered as are courses in Music Technology. Many of theses classes are taught in our Music Laboratory, where student learning is enhanced through the use of computer technology. Every semester, several classes in music appreciation and music history are offered as well. These courses are available both on campus as well as online.
The Theatre area offers a wide array of courses and programming. Classes that teach students to appreciate and understand Theatre as an art form are enjoyed by many students every semester. In addition, several classes in Acting are offered in which students learn basic techniques of characterization, script analysis, auditioning, and other skills crucial to the beginning actor. The Theatre area also produces a four-production season each year. Classics, comedies, serious dramas as well as musicals are included in our programming. There is something for everyone to enjoy, and at affordable prices. Plays are presented in the intimate studio space in the Fine Arts building (Cox Theatre) and musicals are produced in the larger Performing Arts Center in the Robert Collins Center building on the east side of campus.
The Performing Arts area also includes courses in Dance Appreciation (beginning Fall 2008).
Degrees • Music Degree (Associate in Arts - U224A51) • Music Degree (Associate in Fine Arts - U250M51) • Music Technology Degree (Associate in U224A52) • Speech/Theatre Degree (Associate in Arts -U224A22)
Courses • Music Courses • Speech/Theatre Courses
Communication ArtsThis area of the Fine Arts department includes Speech Communication and Mass Communication.
In Speech classes, students learn how to effectively communicate ideas and feelings through the spoken word. As a core component within our General Education curriculum, most students who pursue a degree at Triton College will enroll in one of our Principles of Effective Speaking classes. Some students may wish to take our Advanced Public Speaking class or Introduction to Performance Studies class as well. Additional course offerings include Interpersonal Communication, Intercultural Communication, Small Group Communication and Gender and Communication.
Degrees • Speech Communication Degree (Associates in Arts - U224A23)
Courses • Speech/Theatre Courses
Mass Communication,Students explore human communication in its many mediated forms, including radio, television, film, print, the internet, and even hip-hop music! Our Film History and Appreciation courses are especially popular with students.
Degrees • Mass Communication - Multimedia Degree (Associate in U224A09)
Courses • Mass Communication - Multimedia Courses
AdministrationRic SegoviaDean, Arts and Sciences(708) 456-0300, Ext. firstname.lastname@example.org
FacultyDennis Keith McNamaraDepartment ChairLead Instructor of ArtInstructor of Theatre and SpeechOffice: J-219(708) 456-0300, Ext. email@example.comWeb Site: http://academics.triton.edu/faculty/dmcnamara
Lorette Dodt, M.A.CoordinatorInstructor of Visual CommunicationsOffice: T-153(708) 456-0300, Ext. firstname.lastname@example.orgWeb Site: http://academics.triton.edu/faculty/ldodt/
Michael ErzenInstructor of ArtOffice: J-227(708) 456-0300, Ext. email@example.com
Peter Jermihov, D.M.A.Director of Choral and Activities and Vocal StudiesInstructor of Music Theory and Applied VoiceOffice: J-112A(708) 456-0300, Ext. firstname.lastname@example.org
Seth McClellanInstructor of Mass CommunicationOffice: A-113(708) 456-0300, Ext. email@example.comWeb Site: http://www.thorncreekproductions.com/
Kathleen NavilioInstructor of Visual CommunicationsOffice: T-153(708) 456-0300, Ext. firstname.lastname@example.org
Kent RandallInstructor of SpeechOffice: J-216(708) 456-0300, Ext. email@example.com
Lisa SamraLead Instructor of Theatre and SpeechOffice: J-220(708) 456-0300, Ext. firstname.lastname@example.org
Joseph StolzInstructor of Visual CommunicationsOffice: T-144(708) 456-0300, Ext. email@example.comWeb Site: http://academics.triton.edu/faculty/jstolz/index.html
Adjunct FacultyAnita BrossInstructor of Speechanitabross@triton.edu
Marilyn CraigInstructor of Speechmarilyncraig@triton.edu
James DavisInstructor of Applied Jazz Trumpetjamesdavis@triton.edu
Archawee DhamavasiInstructor of Speech(708) 456-0300, Ext. firstname.lastname@example.org
Amy FentonInstructor of TheatreOffice: J-221(708) 456-0300, Ext. email@example.com
Charles R. GroelingAssistant Concert Band Directorcharlesgroeling@triton.edu
Chris GulinskiInstructor of Speechcgulinsk@triton.edu
Joe HarringtonInstructor of Speechjosephharrington@triton.edu
Mort KierInstructor of Music Historymortonkier@triton.edu
Maria KossakowskiInstructor of Speechmariakossakowski@triton.edu
Linda KravitzInstructor of Speechlindakravitz@triton.edu
Steve MagnoneInstructor of Applied Percussion, Music History & Jazzstephenmagnone@triton.edu
Art NehmzowInstructor of Applied French Horn & Music Historyarthurnehmzow@triton.edu
Amundsen (Tony) NoiceInstructor of Speecharthurnehmzow@triton.edu
Margaret NortonInstructor of Art Historymargaretnorton@triton.edu
Brian PattiInstructor of Applied Woodwinds & Music Historybrianpatti@triton.edu
Talia PaviaInstructor of Music History and Applied Stringstaliapavia@triton.edu
Joe SchillInstructor of Speechjosephschill@triton.edu
Jonathan J. SmithInstructor of Electronic Music & Record Productionjonathansmith@triton.edu
Michael StaronInterim Lead Instructor of Music, Instructor of Music History & Jazzmichaelstaron@triton.edu
Jeffrey TischauserInstructor of Speech & Mass Communicationjeffreytischauser@triton.edu
Jay WilliamsInstructor of Speechjaywilliams@triton.edu
Shelley YoelinInstructor of Music HistoryOffice: J-220(708) 456-0300, Ext. firstname.lastname@example.org
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