21M.801 All the Worlds a Stage: Socio-Political Perspectives in Global Performance
Investigates repertoire from international creators of theater, opera, performance art, and dance. Explores diverse storytelling and directorial points of view, examining the contexts which inform approaches to performance making. Discusses specific cultural and political shifts that have inspired the work of international artists, such as Marina Abramovic (Serbia), Pina Bausch (Germany), Nora Chipaumire (Zimbabwe), Ping Chong (US/Canada), Peter Sellars (US), and The Yes Men (US). Weekly readings, screenings and guest artists provide the foundation for an understanding of the role of director as an artist who finds inspiration in the contradictions of the world. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.
This class has no prerequisites.
21M.801 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by C. Brathwaite.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.
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