COLLEGE COURSES

I work as an Adjunct Professor and Visiting Lecturer for graduate and undergraduate students at colleges and universities. I've taught over 60 courses in writing, theater, literature, and humanities.

DRAMATIC and LITERARY ANALYSIS

DRAMATIC WRITING 

COMPOSITION, RHETORIC and ADVANCED WRITING 

THEATRE HISTORY and PERFORMANCE

COURSES I'VE TAUGHT

Dramatic Literature, Adjunct Professor (7 undergraduate courses)

          New York Film Academy, Los Angeles

          Focus on script analysis for performance, directing and design

 

Literature and Society, Adjunct Professor (12 undergraduate courses)

          New York Film Academy, Los Angeles

          Connecting a variety of literary genres to pop culture, politics and film. Taught                      conventional and non-traditional writing structures including non-linear

 

Comparative Literature, Adjunct Professor (7 undergraduate courses)

          New York Film Academy, Los Angeles

          Focus on deconstructing short story fiction and poetry from numerous cultures and eras

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Playwriting and Screenwriting,  Graduate MFAs,  Adjunct Professor (4 courses)

      New York Film Academy, Los Angeles

      Comparative analysis of structure in screen and stage writing with a focus on                        adaptations and writers who wrote in both mediums. Developed activities for students to         further explore development of character and conflict.

 

Dramatic Writing, Guest Lecturer

      University of California at Riverside, MFA graduate program

      Focused on creating dramatic conflict through character

College Composition, Adjunct Professor (7 courses)

      New York Film Academy, Los Angeles

      Worked with diverse student population teaching college composition and research              writing. Connected course work to popular culture and film

 

Composition 3 and Honors 3, Adjunct Professor (3 courses; 1 on-line, 2 intern)

      Long Beach City College, Long Beach, CA

      Taught advanced writing courses to a diverse student population

 

Fundamentals in Writing, Lecturer (3 semesters)

      New York Film Academy, Los Angeles

      Worked with international students to provide proficiency in reading and writing

History of Women in Film, Television and Theatre, Associate Professor (4 courses)

      New York Film Academy, Los Angeles

      Developed curriculum for a new course focused on how film, television and theatre              codify gender definitions and how the mediums have been used to support, subvert              and rebel against patriarchal trends

 

History of Theatre, Lecturer (6 courses)

      New York Film Academy, Los Angeles

      Traditional theater history course for acting and non-acting majors focusing on the                  historical development of theatre, performance, acting styles, and plays from ancient              Greece through contemporary

 

The Effective Artist  (in development)

      New York Film Academy, Los Angeles

      Included on the curriculum team to develop a new course that examines the impact of          the artist on culture and culture on the artist by introducing key theoretical approaches to        the study of meaning in all genres of artistic expression.

 

Introduction to Theatre, (adjunct pool; online certified)

      Long Beach City College, Long Beach, CA

 

Public Speaking, Lecturer (1 course)

      New York Film Academy, Los Angeles

      Traditionall public speaking course for college freshman

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