Monica Ndounou: Acting Your Color

April 26, 2018 - 12:30 PM
Robinson Hall 145

The Department of Theatre welcomes Dr.  Monica White Ndounou, Associate Professor of Theater and Sony Music Fellow (2017-2018) at Dartmouth College. and President of  the Black Theatre Association. Her book, Acting Your Color: The CRAFT, Power and Paradox of Acting for Black Americans 1950s to the present identifies and documents a range of approaches to teaching and learning the crafts of acting and directing.  Drawn from her larger project documenting black American contributions to developing acting theories and practices from the nineteenth century to the present, this talk will present several significant research discoveries along with strategies for teaching and learning culturally specific techniques in acting classrooms and beyond. 

This event is FREE.