Jian Jung

Undergraduate Discipline

Theatre

Graduate Program

MFA Theatre Program

MFA, New York University. MFA, Ewha Women's University (Korea). A New York-based set designer, Jung’s design has been acclaimed as “innovative,” “inventive,” “genius,” and “spectacular” by major press outlets, such as The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Time Out, and many others. Her theatre work has been in numerous downtown New York City theatres, including Classic Stage Company, ART/NY, The Kitchen, The Bushwick Starr, The Flea, Abrons Arts Center, Theatre Row, and Soho Rep, as well as outside of New York City in Venezuela, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Korea, and Los Angeles. Her opera work has been in Long Beach Opera (CA), Lincoln Center Juilliard School, and Huntington Theatre (Boston), among many venues. Jung received the 2015 Edith Lutyens & Norman Bel Geddes Design Enhancement Award and was nominated for the 2019 Henry Hewes Design Award. Her design in Venezuela was presented in Prague Quadrennial 2015, the world’s largest scenography exhibition. SLC, 2020–

Undergraduate Courses 2020-2021

Theatre

Scenography I

Open , Component—Year

This class meets once a week. There is a $50 course fee. 

This course is an introduction to theatrical scenic design. Students will learn how to look at the world with fresh eyes and use imagination to create a theatrical world on stage. The course covers the fundamental ideas of scenic design and basic design technique, such as research, drawing, and scale-model making. We will start from small exercise projects and complete a final design project at the end. Students will present most of their projects to the class, followed by questions and comments from fellow students. Presentation and critique skills are important in this course. Students with no experience who are interested in other aspects of theatre making, as well as visual arts or architecture, will be able to learn from the basics.

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Scenography II

Intermediate , Component—Year

This class meets once a week. There is a $50 course fee.

This course is advanced training in scenic design. Students apply knowledge and skills from Scenography I to complete design projects through extensive and detailed processes. Students will also learn the production process, using department productions as examples. Students are required to present most of their projects to the class, followed by questions and comments from fellow students.

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Graduate Courses

MFA Theatre 2020-2021

Scenography I

Open , Component—Year

This class meets once a week.

This course introduces basic elements of scenic design, including developing a design concept, drafting, and practical techniques for creating theatrical space. Students will develop tools to communicate their visual ideas through research, sketches, and models. The class will discuss examples of design from theatre, dance, and contemporary performance. Student projects will include both conceptual designs and production work in the department. There is a $50 course fee. 

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Scenography II

Open , Component—Year

This class meets once a week.

This course will build upon the basics introduced in Scenography I to help develop the students' abilities in designing full productions. Students will further develop tools to communicate their visual ideas with directors, artistic leaders, and fellow designers through research, sketches, CAD, and other computer programs related to scenic design. Students will design or assistant design actual productions and in-class projects for evaluation and discussion. There is a $50 course fee.

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