Introduction to American Sign Language taught by Darlene Wittman. Darlene has extensive experience in teaching and acting in multiple Sign Language Theater plays. She completed her M.A. thesis entitled: “How to Direct Children’s Theatre for the Deaf”; choreographing and performing ASL songs professionally both on her own and with her brother, Darryl; being the sign language consultant for Lily Tomlin for the movie Nashville, Lois Chiles & Francis Guinan in Speed II, and Hamilton Camp & John Schuck in an NBC Comedy Special (Windows, Doors, and Keyholes); developing an original sign language for Holly Hunter in the film The Piano (a role for which she won best actress for both the Golden Globes and the Academy Awards); interpreting at many different theatres including the Mark Taper Forum; and being one of 14 interpreters nationwide to receive the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf Specialized Certificate for Performing Arts.
The class will begin on Wednesday, September 6th at 6:30-8:00 in room A206. The class will run for 8 weeks and is free. In order to have printed resources for everyone, please sign up here:
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