Scenography

Basic information of the minor

Name of the minor in other languages: Scenografi, Näyttämölavastus

Extent of the minor in ECTS credits: 15–25 credits

Teacher in charge: Sampo Pyhälä

Language of instruction: English and Finnish (it’s also possible to tailor a minor only from the courses that are in English)

Target group: Aalto ARTS students,  University of the Arts students,  other students from Aalto University

Limitations: no limitations

Level of the minor: BA courses are subject studies, MA courses are advanced studies

Content of the minor

Learning outcomes of the minor

After having completed minor of 15-25 credits, the student has an understanding of different areas in performance design and the content, possibilities and responsibilities of performance designer’s  work in theater and other areas of performance design. The student is able to apply the learning from different courses from the minor to his/her further studies and career.

Content of the minor

The structure and content of the minor will be tailored individually with each student in a meeting with the responsible teacher of the minor. The student is able to choose a 15-25 cr selection of courses based on his/her learning goals. For an international/foreign student the minor will be tailored from the courses available in English.

Timing of the minor

The courses are scheduled in different periods. The minor is allowed to study for two academic years time.

Applying to a minor

Number of available places

The number of new minor students per year is max 6.  In case there are more equal applicants, the students from Production Design and Costume Design have the priority to be accepted.

Application process and selection criteria

Application to the programme can be done either via Aalto University eAge system’s internal minor application process, or under JOO agreement from other Finnish Universities. Application time for is 1.-15.5.2014. Aalto students apply via eAge https://eage.aalto.fi/ Students from other Finnish universities apply via JOOPAS https://haku.joopas.fi.

The applicant has to write a letter of motivation, a preliminary plan of his/her minor studies and 1-3 examples of artistic or research work. The work examples will be sent either in digital form with other application materials or by mail before the application deadline to study coordinator.

Selection criteria:

  • motivation
  • the level of artistic or research work examples
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