Lessons Learned from “I Wear The Mask”…

Considerations for Future Iterations Overall, I found I Wear the Mask. It Does Not Wear Me. to be an...

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Methods of Gathering Audience Feedback from a Participatory Presentation

Assessment Design The majority of my focus rested on devising the performance itself.  However, there were a few key...

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I Wear the Mask It Does Not Wear Me: A PAR performance in response to “Two Amerindians Visit…”

Research Question  Upon reading “The Other History of Intercultural Performance” by Coco Fusco, I have become a little obsessed...

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You Taught Me the Importance of Collaboration: a conversation with Sumie Yotsukura

Sumie Yotsukura is currently pursuing her BA in Theatre at William and Mary. In 2018 she graduated from Our...

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How Necessary is the Performer in Participatory Art Performance?

To refresh your memory… In assessing the two iterations of Complimentary Currency, I wanted to focus on a few...

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What Makes a Compliment Fake or Genuine? A PAR project

In performing two iterations of Complimentary Compliments, I explored the significance of the relationship between compliment giver and receiver...

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Why Do We Refer to Compliments in Fiscal Terms?

Research Question My first micro project, Something to Chalk About?, explored the relationship between audience/participant and performer through invitation...

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Ideas the Percolate: Conclusions and reflection on Something to Chalk About

Something to Chalk About? provided some initial insights into the question, “If invited, to what extent will an audience...

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Engaging an Audience through Unspoken Invitation: reflections on the performance of Something to Chalk About

The performance of Something to Chalk About? began as I set up the borders for the performance (pictured around...

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Something to Chalk About: Designing my first Performance as Research Project

Research Question: If invited, to what extent will an audience engage with a participatory art event? Through my work...

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