Use contemporary techniques—including Viewpoints and Cornerstone Theatre methods—to collaborate, strengthen your skills as an ensemble and create powerful devised theatre.
Undergraduate: DRAMA 421, 3 units Graduate/post-baccalaureate: DRAMA 621, 3 units
Anyone who has an interest in theatre is encouraged to apply. No devising experience is necessary. This course is designed for students who might want to be actors, directors, designers or playwrights. We accept those with a wide range of experience, from beginners to more experienced students. This course is a fun, creative and safe space in which to bond, create and grow with a group of other students!
Professor Jeff Janisheski
Bruce Lemon Jr. –
Bruce Lemon is a storyteller born and raised in Watts, California. He is a prolific artist who has had a wide range of roles, including host of 89.3 KPCC In-Person’s “UnheardLA,” artistic director of Watts Village, associate artistic director/ensemble with Cornerstone Theater Company, as well as actor, writer, director, producer and creative collaborator. Lemon has worked with the LA Opera, Son of Semele, Company of Angels, Mutineer, Illyrian Players, The Vagrancy and more.
Jessica Hanna –
Jessica Hanna is a Los Angeles-based theater maker. She has worked as an actor, director, choreographer and producer all over Los Angeles with many companies and spaces including, Open Fist, Sacred Fools, Evidence Room, John Anson Ford Amphitheatre, Greenway Court, Abundant Sugar and others. In June 2006, she co-founded Bootleg Theater and has been the producing and managing director ever since. At Bootleg, she has produced and worked with hundreds of artists and companies, overseeing production of all the theatrical and dance performances.
July 6 to July 19, 2021
July 20 to August 2, 2021