Courses Taught

University of Georgia

THEA 2010,  Acting for Non-Majors

General arts elective for non-majors involving script and text analysis as well as basic introduction to theatre as a collaborative art form.   Syllabus Available Upon Request.    

THEA 7710S,  Community-Based Theatre

Graduate Apprentice under Dr. Emily Sahakian

Service learning focused course, Community-based theatre, also known as theatre for social change, used Augusto Boal’s Theatre of the Oppressed techniques and study the hallmark troupes and artists of the field. 

  • Co-taught service-learning component, students will lead workshops at Coile Middle School (Athens, GA), the Parkview Community Center (Athens, GA) , and other sites.

THEA 4480/6680, History of African-American Theatre 

Pedagogical Artistic Contributor under Dr. Amma Ghartey Tagoe-Kootin

General arts elective for African-American Studies or Theatre majors involving developing an understanding towards the emergence of a distinct and conscious African American theatre in the United States.   

  • Director of Final Class Performance: "Beauty Unchained”- Our main preface for the project was to embody the essence of Black Theater. 

THEA 2000,   Theatre Appreciation

Graduate Assistant

Introductory course aimed at exploring the functions of theatre and its importance in contemporary culture. 

UNIV 1103,  Skills and Strategies Necessary for Success at College and Beyond

This course rests on the fundamental belief that student success is derived from students’ individual self-awareness of and proactive engagement with understanding how learning works. The course is designed to provide students opportunities to engage in critical, creative, and reflective thinking. Syllabus Available Upon Request.    

University Workshops

University of Georgia               (August 2015-Present)

  • Translating Identities, Queering Borders is an original devised theatre project utilizing collected personal narratives to explore the particular issues facing LGBTQ students, faculty, and staff at UGA and in the Athens community.   
  • Devising Performance Laboratory course involving the collection of interviews, transcribing and creation of an oral history performance piece.   
  • Solo Performance interactive course traces and examines a selective history and development of Contemporary Solo Performance within the 20th and 21st Century; invites students of all levels to explore creating and performing original theatre works.   
  • Exploratory in Modern Dance Technique Specialization in Hip-Hop, Modern, and Jazz technique.

Old Dominion University       (January or February 2018, T.B.A.)

Focus: Characterization, Solo Performance Development

Conference/Workshop Presentations

  • “Flying Solo: Your Story and Solo Performance Exploration”, Georgia Theatre Conference Carrollton, Georgia  2017   
  • Performance Studies Summer Institute, Northwestern University Evanston, Illinois  2017   
  • UGA Audition Prep 101, Athens-Clarke County Public Schools, and Greater ATL 
  • “Improvisation in the Workplace”, University of Georgia 
  • “Youth and Your Creative Masks”, University of Georgia & Athens-Clarke County Public Schools  

Keynote Speaker/ Community Coordinator 

“Preventative Health Initiatives and Healthy Peer Relationships”  Virginia Beach, VA 2014-2015   

Workshop Coordinator/ Presenter 

“Healthy Peer Relationships; Domestic Violence Prevention & Community Resources” 

Norfolk, VA 2014-2015