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2023 - 2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023 - 2024 Undergraduate Catalog

THEA 222 - Acting Asian American: The Performance of Identity

Credits: (4)
College Curriculum: COLL 200, ACTV, ARTS
Domain (Anchored): ALV
Domain (Reaching Out): CSI
Beginning actor training for students who will perform from scripts dramatizing the Asian American community. Scene study involves research and analysis of the script’s socio-historical background. The scripts may cover themes such as immigration, colonialism, discriminatory laws, gender stereotypes and hyper-sexualization, the fetish and sex trade, the Japanese American internment, the farm-workers labor movement, the Vietnam War, and Terrorism. Graded course work includes monologue and scene work, analytical and reflective essays, and a public performance celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage.
Cross-listed with: APIA 222