Man is the animal who creates, but why and how? What is happiness? Whether we are making art or making dinner, creativity ultimately makes a difference in our lives and the lives of others. In this course we will view Creativity through the lens of the Arts and investigate the primary relationship of the creative process to the pursuit of happiness. Students will master the fundamental concepts of creativity and engage with artists, performers and working professionals to discover the central role creativity plays in their work and in their daily lives. Apply your personal creativity in weekly hands-on group workshop sessions. Embark upon field assignments to experience Philadelphia's finest theater, dance and music events and the visual arts. Follow your bliss; discover the importance of intrinsic motivation as a key to developing a passion for life-long learning.
This course fulfills the Arts (GA) requirement for students under Gen Ed. Students cannot receive credit for this course if they have successfully completed Theater 0907.