Submission Title

Acting Scenes from Acting in Comedy

Location

Ford Hall: Fireside/Lobby

Subject Area

Theatre

Description

Students in Dr. Janet Gupton’s Spring 2017 course Topics in Peformance: Acting in Comedy have worked on performing in various genres of comedy from lazzis of the commedia dell'arte to scenes from Molière, to comedic monologues of Shakespeare to songs from musical comedies. We will present a sampling of our work:

  • "A Man's Gotta Do What a Man's Gotta Do" from Dr. Horrible — Naomi Boydston, Alyssa Lawrence, and Zach Brehmeyer
  • "The Song That Goes Like This" from Spamalot — Joella Cordell and Glenn Rust
  • "No He Can't Read My Poker Face" (a commedia dell'arte lazzi) — Clem Hossaert and Marcos Galvez
  • "A Little Priest" from Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street — Joella Cordell and Clem Hossaert

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Acting Scenes from Acting in Comedy

Ford Hall: Fireside/Lobby

Students in Dr. Janet Gupton’s Spring 2017 course Topics in Peformance: Acting in Comedy have worked on performing in various genres of comedy from lazzis of the commedia dell'arte to scenes from Molière, to comedic monologues of Shakespeare to songs from musical comedies. We will present a sampling of our work:

  • "A Man's Gotta Do What a Man's Gotta Do" from Dr. Horrible — Naomi Boydston, Alyssa Lawrence, and Zach Brehmeyer
  • "The Song That Goes Like This" from Spamalot — Joella Cordell and Glenn Rust
  • "No He Can't Read My Poker Face" (a commedia dell'arte lazzi) — Clem Hossaert and Marcos Galvez
  • "A Little Priest" from Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street — Joella Cordell and Clem Hossaert