Cecilia Pang: Teaching with Technology to Foster Creativity in Performing and Directing

April 9, 2013

I came to TWT with a two-fold objective: a) to learn how to teach with technology for creative, embodied, human-centered subjects such as Performance and Directing and b) to devise a syllabus for an Interdisciplinary Creativity course. My idea is to incorporate technology in creative-type classes by allowing the students... Read more »

Performing The Archive: Using Modern Technology to Describe Turn of the Century Innovation

Aug. 10, 2012

“You’re doing it right when you’re playing,” says Dr. Amma Ghartey-Tagoe Kootin. This may seem like a strange statement to make in an upper-level class where students use complex technology and challenging archival material to re-imagine the 1901 New York World’s Fair on stage. Yet, Dr. Ghartey-Tagoe Kootin’s Spring 2012... Read more »

Inside the Greenhouse: Using Media to Communicate a Crisis

June 25, 2012

WHAT CAN THIRTY-FIVE EARNEST COLLEGE STUDENTS with a video camera, a set of white board markers and deep concerns about the environment accomplish in one semester? What if these students are imbued with a sense of purpose…a drive to affect change? Theater and Dance professor Dr. Beth Osnes and Environmental... Read more »