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Contemporary Performance 1950-Present

Using an interdisciplinary arts approach, investigates varied performance aesthetics, theory and practices of the later 20th and early 21st century with a focus on the American experience, new and disenfranchised voices, and hybrid genres in the arts. Considers perspectives in music, dance, directing, multimedia, and of theorists and playwrights. Disillusionment of the post-WWII era, voices of protest, agitation/propaganda, performance art, and identity politics; Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual and Transgender performance, race relations, and the feminist aesthetic. May meet either the Critical Perspectives: Global Cultures or Social Inequality requirement.

1 unit — Platt


Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Fall 2021 Block 4 Contemporary Performance 1950-Present Ryan Platt TBA 25 / 21 09/25/2021
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