Finding a Voice in Art
Course Description:This course will explore how various art forms (specifically theatre and dance) have been used throughout history as a way of expressing frustration over inequality. Students will also explore current efforts in using art as a therapeutic and developmental tool all over the world. Art can be employed as a tool for social change and recovery in underdeveloped countries devastated by violence, battling disease, and handling political repression. From refugee camps to therapist offices, art has an enormous capacity to empower communities and individuals to create positive change for themselves and their communities.