PMA 4680 - Prison Theatre and the Possibilities of Transformation

Spring. 4 credits. Student option grading.

Prerequisite: some evidence of previous community engaged learning. Students enrolled must be able to pass a background check and will be limited in number by the Department of Corrections--probably between six and eight students each semester the course is offered.

B. Levitt.

To explore cultural aspects of imprisonment through a focus on theatre produced by those incarcerated.  Does making theatre in prison seem to assist in transformation? Students create work with PPTG members in lab sessions, do narrative interviews, create annotated Internet data base.

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