Katrina McPherson at the University of Utah

05 November 2018 Published in News and Announcements

This Spring choose one of two ways to study with internationally renowned Screendance artist and author Katrina McPherson at the University of Utah

Screendance Capstone: Advanced Theory and Production 

This course provides in-depth investigation, theory, and production of Screendance, and provides context and mentorship for the capstone project required for those pursuing the Graduate Certificate in Screendance. Students are provided with advanced concepts for exploration in both theoretical and creative aspects of this hybrid, interdisciplinary art form, as well as exposure to issues of dissemination, curation, and advanced critical analysis of the field at large. The course will culminate in a final capstone screendance project.

Course Structure:Ms. McPherson will conduct the course as hybrid in design, with intensive, in-situ teaching sessions in-residence* at the beginning and towards the end of the semester on the University of Utah Campus, and the rest as an online course of study comprising remote tutorials, mentoring and course work. (*Only with permission by the instructor, one or both of the in-residence portions of the course can be waived if the student has studied with Ms. McPherson previously.)

Course Meeting Dates:
  • Jan 7 - 19 – in residence Tuesday & Thursday evenings from 6:00 – 9:00 pm, and two Saturdays (12th& 19th) (Times TBA)
  • Jan 21 - March 29 – online
  • April 1 - 7 – in residence – Tuesday & Thursday (2nd& 4thfrom 6:00 – 9:00 pm, Saturday (6th) (Times TBA)
  • April 8 - 23 – online

Katrina McPhersonis an award-winning screendance artist whose practice is informed by her background in dance and video art, as well as her wide experience as a director of arts programmes for television. She is the author Making Video Dance, a step-by-step guide to creating dance for the screen, a new edition of which was published by Routledge in September, 2018.  www.makingvideodance.com

To Register for this course for no credit through the Department of Continuing Education:


For current graduate students,register for this course, DANC 6440, as you would for any course for the spring semester. 
Registration is limited. Questions? Contact: Ellen Bromberg,