Reno 2015

2015 Conference Schedule

 

Program PDF available here

PDF map available here (includes dining info and directions to the Church Fine Arts Building).

 

WEDNESDAY, MAY 20

•  1:00-4:00 On-Site Registration/Check-In - First Floor Box Office/Lobby, Church Fine Arts Building (CFA)

•  4:00-5:30 Paper Panel - Room 153, Church Fine Arts Building (CFA)

          Dr. Jodie Barker, "Toward A New Earth:  Werewere Liking's Subversive Rituals"

          Dr. Alyssa Schmidt, "Eco-Dramaturgy in Learning Environments:  Context and Strategy"

          Leslie Gulden, "Missed Opportunities:  Ecocriticism, Design Aesthetics and Peter and the Starcatcher."

•  5:30 Open Rehearsal

          thirst - 2015 Winner EMOS New Play Contest - Redfield Studio Theatre, CFA

          Written by MEH Lewis and Anita Chandwaney

 

 

THURSDAY, MAY 21

•  9:00-11:00 On-Site Registration/Check-In - First Floor Box Office/Lobby, Church Fine Arts Building (CFA)

•  9:30-10:30 Wilding Performance:  Developing an Ecological Performance Practice - Redfield Studio Theatre, CFA

          Sarah Hopfinger

•  9:30-10:30 Syllabus Working Session Part 1 - Room 152, CFA

          Dr. Wendy Arons

•  10:30-12:00 Walking the Climate Change Line - Room 19, CFA

          Plantable Performance Research Collective, Lisa Woynarski & Bronwyn Preece

•  1:00-2:30 Keynote

          The Case of "Professor Nanuq":  Environmental Justice, Representation, and the Challenges of Ecodrama  - Redfield Studio Theatre, CFA

          Dr. Theresa May

•  2:30-4:30 MIMESIS:  Neutral Mask and Embodying the More-Than-Human - Room 19, Church Fine Arts Building (CFA)

          Denise Kenney

•  4:30-6:00 Film Screening

          Mysterious Lake - Room 153, CFA

          Izumi Ashizawa

•  6:00 Reading

          The Autopsy of Honey Bees - 2015 Second-Place Winner EMOS New Play Contest - Redfield Studio Theatre, CFA

          Written by Stevie Stern

 

 

FRIDAY, MAY 22

•  9:00-10:00 Syllabus Working Session Part 2 - Room 152, CFA

          Dr. Wendy Arons

•  9:00-11:00 Singing the Body Electric:  Aging, Ageism and Female Body Ecology - Redfield Studio Theatre, CFA

          Dr. Marnie Glazier

•  10:00-11:30 A Conversation with the CSPA - Room 18, CFA

          Ian Garrett & Moe Beitiks

•  12:15-1:45 Keynote

          The Long Road Today  - Redfield Studio Theatre, CFA

          Jose Cruz Gonzalez

•  2:00-3:30 Paper Panel - Room 152, CFA

          Dr. Gabrielle Barnett (via Skype), "Where Are You?:  Navigating Performance"

          Dr. Mimi Kammer, "Practical Ecodramaturgy:  Staging Ecocritical Interpretations of Conventional Plays"

          Lisa Woynarski, "Performing Bio-Urban:  Ecological Performance Practice in London"

•  2:00-4:00 Chlorophyllogica - Redfield Studio Theatre, CFA

          Jonah Winn-Lenetsky

•  4:15-5:45 Film Screening

          Site-Specific Dance and the Environment - Room 153, CFA

          Third Coast Film Festival, Rosie Trump

•  6:00 Reading

          thirst - 2015 Winner EMOS New Play Contest - Redfield Studio Theatre, CFA

          Written by MEH Lewis and Anita Chandwaney

 

 

SATURDAY, MAY 23

•  9:00-10:30 Smellbound:  An Artful Somatics Ambling Walking Tour - Room 19, CFA

          Petra Kuppers and Stephanie Heit

•  9:00-10:30 Daylighting the Classroom:  The Sensory Exploration - Redfield Studio Theatre, CFA

          Shimshon Obadia

•  10:45-12:15 Keynote

          Bioregional Roots of Reinhabitory Theater:  Celebrating Peter Berg, Life-Actor and Agent Provocateur  - Redfield Studio Theatre, CFA

          Dr. Cheryll Glotfelty

•  1:00-3:30 Daylighting the Classroom:  The Sensory Exploration (continued) - Redfield Studio Theatre, CFA

          Shimshon Obadia

•  1:30-3:00 Paper Panel - Room 152, CFA

          Rebecca Struch, "Unlikely Encounters:  Community Aesthetics of Place among Politics of Urban Space"

          Dr. Sarah Ann Standing, "350.org as Eco-Activist Theatre and Performance"

          Moe Beitiks, Discourse:Projector:Plant:Filter

•  3:30-5:00 Film Screening

          Dropped in the Ocean & Cacophonous Silence - Room 153, CFA

          Bronwyn Preece

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