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DRA 127A: Directing
Spring Quarter 2020

Award-winning Irish director Sinéad Rushe leads a master class on her unique approach to directing and devising, inspired by the ideas of Michael Chekhov. Students will work on Our Country’s Good by Timberlake Wertenbaker.

DRA 127A • Spring Quarter

Admission by consent of the instructor 

MEETS: M/W, 2-5pm

LOCATION: Wyatt Pavilion Theatre

Instructor: Sinéad Rushe, Granada Artist-in-Residence

Intermediate and advanced theatre performance majors

For inquiries about this course, please email Margaret Laurena Kemp, associate professor of theatre and dance, at mlkemp@ucdavis.edu.  

Sinéad Rushe is a director, performer and teacher. She is Senior Lecturer in Acting and Movement at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, specialising in the Michael Chekhov Technique and Meyerhold’s Biomechanics. Directing credits include Concert, The Pit, Barbican, The Baryshnikov Arts Centre, New York, winner of the Gradam Comharcheoil TG4 2018 Award, Night Just Before the Forests, Macau Arts Festival, China, and Out of Time by Colin Dunne, performed at The Pit, Barbican, The Baryshnikov Arts Centre, New York and nominated for a 2010 Olivier Award. She is the author of The Michael Chekhov’s Acting Technique: A Practitioner’s Guide, Bloomsbury 2019.

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