with Zeina Salame
This introductory level class will focus on accessibly designed conversations on histories and legacies of racial misrepresentation and cultural appropriation in U.S. theatre. We will also apply that context to conversations on contemporary theatre production and social justice movements. There is NO WAY to do this in just two conversations, but this workshop will serve as a beginning to an important education on how the past shapes and contextualizes the present.
January 17 & 24, Sundays (2 Classes)
Suggested Accompanying Classes: Queer Plays, Dramaturgy for the Audience, Radical Playwriting, Theatre on Film, Good for a Laugh, Finding Meaning Today: Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night
Zeina Salame holds a PhD in Theatre Arts from the University of Oregon. Her dissertation, "Carried In One Woman: Reflections on Arab American Female Solo Performance" centers on themes of "home" and the creative value of embodied generational knowledge, heritage,...read more
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