ACADEMICS

Kim Carrell

Kim Carrell

Lecturer

Actor/director/fight choreographer with 30 years experience in theatre, film, and television. Specialist in early modern English theatre, Shakespeare, and research into early modern performance practices. Specialist in stage combat (Member of Society of American Fight Directors and British Academy of Stage and Screen Combat) Member of AEA and SAG/AFTRA

Education

2012
University of Exeter
Staging Shakespeare
MFA
1989
American Conservatory Theatre
Acting
AA
1986
University of Montana
Music Education
BA

Research

"To See Thee Fight, To See Thee Foign": Early Modern English Theatre and Dueling Culture

Courses

VP-193

First Year Seminar


"All Stories Meet Here" An examination of stories and storytelling across the world - from iterations of the "Hero's Journey" to cultural mythologies and their current popular incarnations.
3 credits
TH-191

Introduction to the Theatre


An overview of live performance, with the emphasis on audience appreciation. Performance arts and crafts are examined.
3 credits
TH-348

Stage Combat


Training in armed and unarmed combat for the stage. emphasis will be placed on safety in the choreography of stage fighting.
3 credits
VP-355

Third Year Practicum


Students will put into practice interdisciplinary concepts, ideas, and techniques at an experimental level.
1 credit