ARTS LEADERSHIP (ARTL)
ARTL 101 - THE PROFESSIONAL MUSICIAN IN SOCIETY
Professional identity and arts activism; the value of music and music-making in society. Communication with diverse audiences about music as cultural and aesthetic expression and creative activity. Time management and wellness (self care); healthy and productive approaches to practice and rehearsal; entrepreneurial opportunities in music. As a culminating activity, students will design, manage and execute a collaborative performance project, under the guidance of the Center for Arts Leadership.
Prerequisites: ENG 101 (may be taken concurrently)
Course Notes: For students in the BM or BMA degree programs.
ARTL 200 - ARTS EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
How educators and artists engage with Chicago youth to encourage self-expression, support contributions to the community, and apply creative approaches to social change. Historical and contemporary research on the role of the arts in Chicago community development. Operations of urban nonprofits, partnerships and community organizations. The dynamics of leadership, creativity, demographics and educational strategies in such organizations. Final projects will analyze engagement and arts learning at specific Chicago sites.
Attributes: Grounds for Change, Humanities
Prerequisites: ENG 102
ARTL 360 - INTERNSHIP IN THE PERFORMING ARTS
This course complements off-site internship work for a performing arts organization with self-reflection, discussion, assessment, and further exploration of work experiences beyond those found in curricula. Assignments and discussions will contextualize the role of the individual within an arts organization, heighten the student’s understanding of the industry and structures, and provide tools for self-reflection and professional development. Students may register for 1-3 credits
Prerequisites: MAS 301
Course Notes: The student is responsible for securing an, internship position with an approved organization., Minimum of 5 hours/week with the organization (total hours, for the semester 120-240). Work location (on-site/off-site), must be approved by the instructor.