Set Design is an art with broad boundaries, encompassing all that is required to stage a performance or an exhibition. In the BA in Set Design program, youâ€™ll dive deep into the varied world of scenography and its many applications in performing arts: theatre, opera, cinema, and television. Youâ€™ll also explore the use of set design in staging exhibitions, events, temporary installations, and photo shoots for advertisements. Youâ€™ll learn how to:
- Design and create scenery and props for theatre, television, and cinema
- Create exhibition installations for art, design, fashion, and other events
- Design and create costumes for plays, operas, musicals, and other shows
- Design the lighting of outdoor or indoor spaces for productions
- Organize theatrical and other events
- Provide assistance to art and exhibition curators
Youâ€™ll gain significant field experience under the guidance of faculty members and scenographers in the entertainment and staging world.
Youâ€™ll develop skills with 2D and 3D design programs in addition to painting and graphical representation techniques. Through class discussion, teamwork, and experimentation, you will discover the specialization that best suits your talents.
The BA in Set Design program is recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MIUR) as a Bachelor of Arts degree (180 CFs).
Scenography I, Digital Applications for Visual Arts I, History of Modern Art, Drawing for Design, History of Costumes I, Scene Design I
Aesthetics, Photography, History of Contemporary Art I, Direction I, Scenography II, Scene Design II, Theatre Costumes, History of Cinema and Video
Performing Techniques for Visual Arts, Scenography III, Direction II, Scene Design II, Digital Application for Visual Arts
+ One optional exam between: History of Performing Arts, Urban Design, Design of Audio Spaces
+ One optional exam between: Cultural Anthropology, History of Costumes II, History of Contemporary Art II
STUDY ABROAD OPPORTUNITIES
Through exchange programmes, NABA's International Office encourages and supports students wishing to study abroad.
The office promotes educational experiences at numerous prestigious international partner universities worldwide, including members and non-members of the Laureate International Universities network. Thanks to this vast international network, students at NABA are able to spend periods of study abroad, enriching their educational curriculum and laying the groundwork for increasingly international future careers.
International study opportunities are mainly provided as part of the Erasmus+ project promoted by the European Commission, the International Exchange Program for destinations outside of Europe, the Semester Abroad Program at the Laureate group Universities and short summer courses.
NABA counts more than 50 cooperation agreements with European academies and universities through the Erasmus+ Programme; the Academy also counts more than 20 international cooperation agreements with several universities outside Europe.
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