Given that university rehearsal halls are a natural home for feminist pedagogy, this paper addresses professors across campus under the contention that the signature pedagogy of theatre offers a model for faculty in other disciplines. The essay adapts a series of rehearsal hall techniques for traditional classrooms as efficient ways of fostering subjectivity, empowerment, community, and reflection in service of socio-cultural ends. The original teaching activities outlined herein do not require theatrical performance, but they nevertheless draw upon the power of live witnessing and interactive response that make theatre a powerful pedagogical tool. The authors conclude with an illustration of how their techniques impacted a unique performance of Shakespeare's Comedy of Errors and call for greater interaction between liberatory pedagogues across the disciplines.
Long, Ben; Long, Noah; and Godwin, Laura Grace
""My Two Ears Can Witness": Feminist Pedagogy from Rehearsal Hall to Classroom,"
Feminist Pedagogy: Vol. 2:
3, Article 5.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.calpoly.edu/feministpedagogy/vol2/iss3/5
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