. . . as a teacher . . .
"A little learning is a dangerous thing; drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring:
there shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, and drinking largely sobers us again"
-- Alexander Pope
Essay on Criticism
For Karen's teaching philosophy click here
Taught 4 years of HS English, 8 courses in College Composition, 2 courses in Writing Fundamentals and 1 course in Advanced Argumentative Writing
Taught Playwriting I and II in HS for 4 years. Taught 3 courses for MFA students, workshops funded by Poets and Writers and adult classes for Ensemble Theatre Company. Also taught playwriting to MS and HS students as a Theatre Artist
Taught 6 courses in undergraduate Comparative Literature and 7 courses in Literature and Society (content focuses on the Short Story)
Taught beginning and advanced classes for 3 years in HS.
Taught all levels and styles of acting (including scene study and movement) at local theatres. Taught acting for 4 years at private HS
Playwrights and Screenwriters
Taught 4 Graduate courses in Playwrights and Screenwriters
After reading RED by John Logan, we visited LACMA to experience an authentic ROTHKO