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Kaplan, Erin Rachel



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courses taught

  • THTR 1003 - Acting 1: Introduction to Acting
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2020 / Fall 2021
    Introductory course designed to explore creativity, collaboration and communication in the craft of acting. Focuses on basic terms and concepts of psychological realism fundamental to the actors' process through solo work and ensemble exercises. Open to majors and non-majors.
  • THTR 1009 - Theatre and Society
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020
    Explores the importance of telling (and listening) to stories from the stages of the world; in theatre we learn what people value in their time and place. Investigates the range of genres of theatre in today's society and how theatrical artwork is devised and presented. Ideal for non-majors.
  • THTR 2021 - Global Theatre 2: Forms of Modern Theatre and Drama
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2022
    Explores the dramatic literature, performance traditions and cultural contexts in world theatre from 1600s to the present, through discussion, writing and theatre practice, with an emphasis on the impacts of modernity and colonialism.
  • WGST 2050 - Gender, Sexuality, and Popular Culture
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2022
    Explores diverse cultural forms such as film, popular fiction and non-fiction, music videos, public art, websites, blogs and zines which are shaped by, and in turn shape, popular understandings of gender at the intersections of race, class, ability, religion, nation and imperialism.