Wednesdays, November 3 through December 15 (No Class on Thanksgiving Week)
Instructor: Hannah Hessel Ratner
Prior Experience: Not required. Open to playwrights, dramaturgs, directors, and theatre goers.
Become confident in your opinions and how you express them. In this class you will explore the history of theatrical criticism, learn tools to analyze works of art, and gain confidence in expressing your voice. Structured for artists, writers, and audience members alike, this class will build your critical viewing and writing skills.
Hannah Hessel Ratner, STC Teaching Artist, Playwright, and Dramaturg
Years Teaching with STC: 9
Last Seen: Devising and dramaturging In This Hope: A Pericles Project with The Welders
Why I Teach: “I love the connection I make with my students particularly as I get to support their creative and artistic growth.”
Best Exercise We Do in Class: “Weekly short prompts that expand what you thought was possible in theatre.”