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Abstract Guidelines for the Arts

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An abstract should have the title, names of authors, and the body of the abstract. The body of the abstract should include the four elements describing the creative arts 1) problem/nature and significance of the topic; 2) method/investigative strategy; 3) results & 4) conclusion. In addition to submitting an abstract, those in the performing and visual arts should submit additional applicable materials as outlined below.

Music:

Supplemental materials to be submitted by music students are defined by the type of work.   
  • For original compositions, students should submit a significant portion of the score plus a ksutube link to the performance.  A full score must be available at the time of the symposium.
  • For a performance, lecture or recital, students should submit a ksutube link containing an excerpt.
  • For a research project, no additional application materials will be required.
The applicant's name, address, contact information, title, composer, and type of musical ensemble must be submitted via ksutube link.
 

Dance:

In addition to the abstract, students should submit a videotaped excerpt of the performance. The applicant’s name, address, contact information, title, choreographer, and the idiom of the piece (modern, ballet, jazz, etc.) must be submitted via a ksutube link.
 

Theatre:

In addition to the abstract, students must submit a script and an excerpt of the performance. The applicant’s name, address, contact information, and title of the piece must be attached to the submitted script and a link to the performance via ksutube.
 

Drawing, Painting, Ceramics, Fashion and other Applied Arts:

In addition to the abstract, students may submit images of their work via ksutube (no original work should be submitted) . The applicant’s name, address, contact information, title of the work, medium, dimensions, and date for each piece of work must be attached.
 

Video and Film:

In addition to the abstract, students must submit an excerpt or film trailer via ksutube that should not to exceed 3 minutes. The applicant’s name, address, contact information, and title of the piece must be attached