TH 120 Play Analysis for Production - Instructor of Record
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TH 120 Play Analysis for Production - Teaching Assistant
Teaching Assistant working with Professor Chris Baker for Fall 2013. Teaching the course independently in Spring 2014. 30 student lecture class.
Course Description: Analysis of texts as blueprints for production; emphasis on written and oral discourse about the theater. Readings from the world repertory. Attendance at department productions. Required of majors.
Alternative Theaters: Edinburgh Fringe Festival Summer Abroad Course, Summer 2013 - Teaching Assistant
Teaching Assistant for Summer 2013 course.
Course Description: Attend the Edinburgh Fringe Festival from August 5 – 18, 2013! This is the largest theater festival in the world, set in one of Europe’s most beautiful and historic cities. The festival experience is exhilarating and inspiring, with over 2000 shows taking place every day in over 200 venues. This course helps you navigate the Fringe Festival with confidence, exposing you to fresh, exciting cutting-edge theater that will change the way you see the world.
In the first week of the course, students attend approximately 12 performances as a group. In the second week, students choose their own performances to see, shaped by a particular focus or interest. Students meet regularly with faculty for group discussions, and also have a chance to meet artists involved in creating the shows. Work is submitted online, including foundational assignments done in July and journals done while in Edinburgh. The small group (approximately 15 students and 3 faculty) makes for a wonderful, personal dynamic. Students live in comfortable, centrally located apartments, with a graduate-student TA in each apartment.
TH 100 Introduction to Theater Online Course - Instructor of Record
Developed and taught course independently in First Session of Summer 2013 Term.
Course Description: By gaining an understanding of the various components of Theater - playwriting, directing, acting, costume, scene/lighting design, and dramaturgy – students will learn the fundamentals of making meaning on stage. Through readings, seeing live performances, creative assignments and participating in online discussion students will come to appreciate live theater as a site of engagement and dissent with society, which is shaped by – and helps to shape – the historical, political, and aesthetic world in which we live.
TH 130 Contemporary Playwrights of Colour - Teaching Assistant
Teaching Assistant for the Spring 2013 course with Lecturer Priscilla Page. 60 student lecture class.
Course Description: Theater movements of Blacks, Latinos, Asians, and Native Americans, and the body of literature by contemporary playwrights of color within a historical context.
TH 100 Introduction to Theatre - Teaching Assistant
Teaching Assistant for the 2011-2012 school year (both Fall and Spring terms) under Professor Megan Lewis. Teaching Assistant for the Fall 2012 semester under Professor Harley Erdman. Responsible for 3 discussion sections per semester; 20 students in each.
Course Description: Introduces non-majors to theater as a performing art through a wide variety of theatrical experiences including attending live performances and creating original plays. Topics include major styles of theater throughout history and the roles of director, actor, and designer in the contemporary theater. Recommended for first- and second-year students.