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Fall into Compassion

Courses this semester: Acting I Theatre and Society Voice and Speech Opera Workshop   This semester my students will be developing life skills that transfer into any field, interpersonal relationships, spiritual discovery and global change making. As recipients of the USD Provost’s Enhanced Faculty Student Interaction fund, we will be traveling out of the classroom…Read More >>

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Spirit of Summer

Returning to USD’s campus after this exciting summer, I am recharged for the fall semester. Over the summer I attended the annual conference of the Association for for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) in Scottsdale, Arizona. Notwithstanding the remarkable heat and phenomenal lightening storms, I presented a paper in a session titled: Let Them Dream…Read More >>

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Theatre and Society Blog

Theatre and Society classes participate in a flipped pedagogy of internet interactive learning by commenting on videos, exploring instructional media and taking online assessments. A private WordPress group site of student created and commented blog entries. Fall 2013 semester’s class made amazing group posts for their final projects which led to dynamic, well-crafted presentations that…Read More >>