COLLEGE DIRECTING AND TEACHING

Cerritos College, Theatre Department, CA, August 2013 to Present

Rank: Theatre Faculty

Courses: Introduction to Theatre, Foundations of Acting, Intermediate Acting

 

American Musical and Dramatic Academy, Los Angeles, CA, June 2012 to Present

Rank: Theatre Faculty, Acting

Courses taught: Beginning and Intermediate Acting, Introduction to Shakespeare, Acting Styles

 

California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, February – March 2011

Rank: Visiting InstructorCourses taught: Shakespeare Studio (MFA 2)

 

California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, September – October 2010

Rank: Visiting Director

Courses taught: Creative Collaboration, Suzuki/ Viewpoints, Voice and Rhythm, Acting, Script Analysis, Ensemble Creation, Dramaturgy

Production: DEVI: The Untold Story, an original piece created by Shaheen Vaaz, ensemble

 

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, May 2010

Rank: Visiting Director

Courses taught: Directing, Script Analysis and Development, Dramaturgy

Production: A Life of Her Own by Shane Sakhrani

 

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, May 2008

Rank: Visiting Director Courses taught: Directing, Creative Collaboration, Dramaturgy Production: Rangoon by Mayank Keshaviah

 

California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, September – November 2006

Rank: Visiting Director/ Instructor

Courses taught: Creative Collaboration, Suzuki/ Viewpoints, Voice and Rhythm, Acting, Script Analysis, Ensemble Creation, Dramaturgy

Production: Arabian Nights, an original piece created by Shaheen Vaaz, ensemble

 

Smith College, Northampton, MA, January – February 2002

Rank: Visiting Artist, Courses taught: Actor-Writer Collaborative Creation, Playwriting, Viewpoints, Linklater, Improvisation, Text Analysis, Dramaturgy

Production: Antigone- Northampton by ensemble

 

Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, August 1995 – May 1996

Rank: Teaching Assistant

Courses taught: Introduction to World Theatre