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Unformatted text preview: 17:13 Theatre exam 3 lecture 9: • For CIS forms: o What readings worked for you, what didn’t? o What kind of topics were fruitful for your overall education? o Do you feel like you have a better grasp on theatre? o Who was TA and how did you like them? • What is theatrical jazz aesthetic? o Style of method and creation of performance o Use jazz music to create new theatre • Dr. Omi Osun/ Joni L. Jones: o Professor of African American studies and performance as public practice program at UT o Actress, Director, Playwright, Dramaturg o Director of the Center for African and African American Studies on UT campus (CAAAS) (Located in the Jester Center) o Fulbright Scholar 1997-98 o Studied the ritual and spiritual performance of the Yoruba tribe (both religious and cultural practice in Africa) o Adopted the spiritual name “Omi Osun Olomo” while in Nigeria; goes by...
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- Spring '07
- Dr. Omi Osun/ Joni L. Jones, theatrical jazz