A discussion of the theory behind Embodying Poe. What does poetry look like when it is in the theater? I first entered into theater 35 years ago because I had the rather ridiculous inspiration to perform Theodore Roethke’s poetry. I call it ridiculous now because, although for a twenty-year-old I had some rough understanding of poetry, I had almost no concept of what theater was or could … Continue reading the story "Protected: Embodying Poe: Poetry in Performance"
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The Performing Knowledge Project, where performance and education meet, seeks to advance our understanding of the relationship between what we do and what we know, between what we learn and how we use it. It seeks to address the art of performance and its relationship with the learning process by shaping unique theatrical experiences that have both performative value and educational relevance. Education is much discussed in today's media and culture. The … Continue reading the story "Discussion Forum: WHAT IS PERFORMING KNOWLEDGE?"