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The Ethnoactor & Verbatim Performance

Course focuses on creating live and/or mediated ethnotheatrical verbatim performances using various source materials such as interview transcripts and recorded broadcasts. Through theoretical readings, performance viewings, source material selection, and performance creation, participants acquire analysis skills and ethnoacting techniques used to create verbatim performances. Participants gain insights into the aesthetics, ethics, opportunities, and challenges associated with the verbatim style, and an understanding of its value as a tool for education and activism.

Course #
MPAET-GE 2115
Units
3
Term
Spring, Fall
Department