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Chautauqua T-7: "From the Page to Performance to...Possibilities-Bringing Life to the Dramatic Text"

Event Detail
Date: Monday, March 19th
Time: 9:00 am-11:00 pm
Description:

Presented by Jim VanValen, assistant professor of theatre. This course will examine works from the American theatre and explore the particular interpretations made by directors, actors, and designers toward bringing the playwright’s words to life in performance. The group will read plays, view excerpts from various productions, discuss responses, and take part in performing staged readings of certain scenes during each session. Plays that will be examined are: Arthur Miller’s "Death of a Salesman" (March 5), Tennessee Williams’ "A Streetcar Named Desire" (March 12), Lillian Hellman’s "The Children’s Hour" (March 19), and Thornton Wilder’s "Our Town" (March 26). This course continues March 26. Cost of the four-week program is $30. For more information call 895-4119.

Location:
The Commons

Directions: Presented by Jim VanValen, M.F.A. This course will examine works from the American Theatre and explore the particular interpretations made by directors, actors, and designers toward bringing the playwright’s words to life in performance. We will read plays, view excerpts from various productions, discuss our responses, and take part in performing our own staged readings of certain scenes during each session. Plays we will examine are: Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman (March 5th), Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire (March 12th), Lillian Hellman’s The Children’s Hour (March 19th), and Thornton Wilder’s Our Town (March 26th). This course continues March 26. Cost of the four-week program is $30.00. For more information call 895-4119.

Contact:
Alice Povey
4119
apovey@cornellcollege.edu

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