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Prison Outreach Through Theater

THEA 205
Spring 2013 not offered
This course may be repeated for credit.
Certificates: Civic Engagement
Course Cluster: Service-Learning

Students will have the opportunity to put social activism into practice through working on theater projects in community settings. One of the course's projects will include teaching Shakespeare and other plays to incarcerated women using methods described in Jean Trounstine's SHAKESPEARE BEHIND BARS. Students will also have the opportunity to create "invisible theater" events on themes of social justice inspired by the work of Augusto Boal, the Brazilian actor/politician/activist whose book (THEATER OF THE OPPRESSED) proposes ways in which theater can be used to achieve social change.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA THEA
Course Format: LaboratoryGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on JUL-20-2024
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