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School of the Arts Announces 2017 Summer Classes

Registration is now open! Check out the latest information for Summer courses at the School of the Arts. Instructors and courses have been updated.
Each summer, Columbia University School of the Arts welcomes students of all ages and levels of artistic experience to Columbia’s campus in New York City and to Columbia's Global Centers around the world.
Visit the Summer Programs website – and take a look at the latest information about courses and instructors. The site is continually updated as courses and instructors are confirmed.
Our summer courses in Film, Theatre, Visual Arts, and Writing are created and taught by School of the Arts graduate faculty, as well as by guest artists who are leaders in their fields.

Admission to summer programs at the School of the Arts is open to all who want to study with us. The application is fast and easy and neither a transcript nor a Bachelor's degree is required (except for the Advanced Painting Intensive – visit the course page for details). The application is now live and registrations are open. If you have other questions about the courses on our website, please write to

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Course Offerings for Summer 2017
Click on any course for available information.
TV Writing Intensive
Producing the Low Budget Film
Introduction to Screenwriting
Digital Documentary
Acting for Film & Television
Topics in World Cinema: Mexico
Auteur Study: Steven Spielberg
New York Theatre Event: Off and Off-off Broadway
Visual Arts
Photography Intensive
Advanced Painting Intensive
Basic Drawing
Introduction to Painting
Introduction to Photography
Printmaking I: Silkscreen
Fiction Workshop
Poetry Workshop
Nonfiction Workshop
Literary Translation Workshop: Creative (Mis)translation
Travel Writing
Writing Children's Books
Writing the Young Adult Novel
How to Write Funny
More than Memoir
Coming of Age in Latin American Literature