THDA 353 - Performance Studio

Fall
2021
01
4.00

Wendy Woodson

F 12:00PM-03:00PM

Amherst College
THDA-353-01-2122F

WEBS 117

wwoodson@amherst.edu
THDA-353-01,FAMS-345-01

(Offered as THDA 353 and FAMS 345) This is an advanced course in making performance in dance, theater, video and/or hybrid forms. Each student will create, rehearse and produce an original performance piece in his/her/their preferred medium. Due to Covid 19 restrictions, these pieces will be shared on digital platforms as ongoing works in progress (with students in the class) and as final projects with a wider audience at the end of the semester. Different strategies, tools and philosophies will be given and explored with an emphasis on taking creative advantage of found spaces and available resources. Improvisational and interactive structures and approaches among and within media will be investigated.  

Two ninety-minute class sessions per week and rehearsal/production sessions as required.   

Requisite: An intermediate departmental course in performance-making and consent of the instructor. Limited to 8 students. Spring semester. Professor Woodson.

Instructor Permission: Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.