PCA&D students are strong thinkers, strong makers, and strong communicators. Here's why.
Illustration majors at PCA&D have created promotional posters for the 2013-2014 Family Series of stage performances at the Fulton Theatre in Lancaster. [Collage of posters, above, courtesy of the Fulton Theatre, Lancaster.]
Hailey Anuscavage, Morgan Dill, Michele Henry and Meggan Montes (who are now juniors), under the direction of Department Chair and Associate Professor Robert Hochgertel, designed the posters this past year as sophomores in the "History of Communication Arts" class. The students were learning about poster artists of the Art Nouveau movement and used this information to inform their designs for these contemporary productions.
Hailey created the poster for "Twas the Night Before Christmas;" Morgan Dill interpreted "Pinkalicious;" Michele Henry recreated "Seussical;" and Meggan Montes enlivens "How I Became a Pirate." The shows will be performed in December 2013, and in March, April and June 2014.
"Pinkalicious" is the next production; shows begin on March 15.
This is another real-world project completed by students in the classrooms at PCA&D. Project like this provide PCA&D students with training, not just in their craft, but in client relations, working within technical parameters, understanding direction from clients and adhering to deadlines.
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