Title

Performance Interpreting Unplugged: An Inside Look at Performance Interpreting

Date

5-30-2013 2:00 PM

Location

Werner University Center (WUC) Willamette

Department

Special Education

Session Chair

Pamela Cancel

Session Title

Special Education Presentations

Faculty Sponsor(s)

Pamela Cancel and Edwin Cancel

Presentation Type

Presentation

Abstract

In this session, the inaugural Interpreting for Performing Arts class, will discuss the process involved in bringing theatre to life in American Sign Language. In collaboration with Pentacle Theatre, students were given a rare opportunity to participate in the full creative process required to bring a full-length play from script to stage. Students will discuss the techniques and process used to translate the stage production of Legally Blonde at Pentacle Theatre. Students will also address the importance of community partnerships, making theatre accessible, and the unique characteristics of performance interpreting.

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May 30th, 2:00 PM

Performance Interpreting Unplugged: An Inside Look at Performance Interpreting

Werner University Center (WUC) Willamette

In this session, the inaugural Interpreting for Performing Arts class, will discuss the process involved in bringing theatre to life in American Sign Language. In collaboration with Pentacle Theatre, students were given a rare opportunity to participate in the full creative process required to bring a full-length play from script to stage. Students will discuss the techniques and process used to translate the stage production of Legally Blonde at Pentacle Theatre. Students will also address the importance of community partnerships, making theatre accessible, and the unique characteristics of performance interpreting.