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- THR 357: Intermediate Acting: Acting Political - Bringing Feminist Texts to Life

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Performing scripts with feminist intentions requires actors to master several performance methodologies while also calling upon those actors to work through theorectical lenses such as intersectional analyses, disabilities studies, and, of course, theories of comedy. Students will read texts which invite feminist questions and rely upon specifically "resistant" acting styles used by marginalized theatremakers. These styles of performance include, for instance, the tragicalfarcical "highlow" acting as called for by the great American writer, SuzanLori Parks, with her politically charged scripts as well as an antirealistic "downtown Lesbian camp" style to bring performance texts generated by 34
  • Units:
    1.00
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Section 00 - Traditional Day

  • Description:
    Course earns 1.00 units with a Maximum Enrollment of 14
  • Class Begins:
    2021-08-30
  • Class Ends:
    2021-12-17
  • Schedule:
    MW, 1:00 PM-2:50 PM
  • Instructor:
    Will Detlefsen