SET - Teaching as Performance: A Stanislavskian Acting Approach to Learning

DateOctober 29, 2019Time2:00 - 3:00 pm
LocationJones 200
DescriptionTeaching as Performance: A Stanislavskian Acting Approach to Learning

Steven Pounders (Theater Arts)

Teachers often find themselves competing for the attention of their students even within the limited amount of class time given during a semester. Digital devices, lack of sleep, note-taking for other courses, and a plethora of other distractions can get in the way of meaningful classroom exchanges. The early 20th century acting methodologist, Konstantin Stanislavski, created an approach to acting that involves a deceptively simple misdirect: engaging one’s own subconscious through the goal of engaging another person. In this SET, we will examine approaches to communication in a learning environment using some of the tools and exercises that actors use to communicate on stage.Read More »

PublisherAcademy for Teaching and Learning
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