Learn the art of storytelling from a true master — Walt Disney! When Walt was first forming the foundations for what would become his first theme park, Disneyland Park, he understood the role storytelling would play in immersing Guests in this imaginative new world! And now, decades later, storytelling remains at the heart of all Disney theme parks.
In this revealing course, participants will get an inside look at the role storytelling plays in the creation of all Disney Theme Park experiences. Students will experience Disney history, from Walt to our present-day artists, exploring how the storytelling skills they developed bring our theme parks to life through design, painting, copy writing, costuming, sculpting, engineering and more. Students will also examine how modern storytellers are bringing their visions to life weaving innovative techniques and various complex components that synergize across various mediums to tell their story.
Students will be able to demonstrate skills in the following areas: