Theater (TDPS)

2021 AC Excellence in Teaching Award


"This class opened up my mind and asked me to challenge everything I had ever considered at face value. I am humbled by the course and I also feel like I am a better communicator, listener, and thinker because of it."

- UC Berkeley Student in AC course, Spring 2021

The AC classroom is unique and uniquely UC Berkeley - in an Anthropology course, you may have majors from Engineering, Data Science, Geography, and Public Health, a first-semester freshman, and a final semester transfer...

Theater 25AC: Performance in América

About the Course Assignment

This course considers America as contested territory, where multiple Americas are not just written but also performed. By studying performance we look at how different meanings of America have been constructed over time. This class especially focuses on race intersecting with class and gender in the United States towards stronger anti-racist and anti-imperialist collective strategies for artists, scholars, and other cultural producers. Course materials include plays, live performances, popular media, music,...

Theater, Dance & Performance Studies

Theater Dance and Performance Studies 52AC - Reflections of Gender, Culture, and Ethnicity in American Dance

Instructor: Krista DeNio
Semester: Summer 2015

Angela Marino

With the goal of further studying the ways in which arts and performance institutions continue to support and uphold racism, Angela Marino in Fall 2019 taught Theater 25AC: “Performance in América.” This course considers America as contested territory, where multiple Americas are not just written but also performed. By studying performance we look at how different meanings of America have been constructed over time. This class...