10 Months of Community, Formation, and Artistic Expression

 The Program consists of Three Pillars, together supporting the whole:

  • Fine Arts
  • Liberal Arts
  • Faith

Fine Arts are studied under the guidance of professional artists in Visual Art, Drama, Iconography, Visual Media, Film pre-production, Story & Script development, Directing, Acting, Camera, Lighting, Sound, Post-production and Marketing.

Liberal Arts are arts more than subjects.  They are skills to be developed rather than information to be memorized.  Students assimilate the teachings of the great authors through reading, seminar discussions, dialogue, and writing.  The Liberal Arts inform Faith and Arts by helping students seek and accurately perceive truth.

Faith, lived and learned daily, through prayer, sacraments and study, provides the sanity within which Reason and Art flourish and exert powerful influence on society.  Faith provides the foundation for the study and expression of truth.

 

Weekly Schedule:

 

Arts:   Classes will provide practical experience in a range of
artistic skills from Drama to Writing to Visual Art and Filming. Across all the Arts, emphasis will be given to STORY.

 

Faith: Classes will be in the seminar/discussion style, with readings assigned as homework between sessions.  Readings consist of Scripture, Church Fathers, and Doctors of the Church. Morning and evening prayer and daily Mass will be supported by Adoration, Spiritual Direction, and Confession.

 

Reason: Classes will be in the seminar/discussion style, with readings assigned as homework between sessions.  Readings consist of a mix of philosophical works on art/beauty, ethics, and political philosophy.