Giselle Garcia

September 2017

DRA1010 Pretexts and Contexts of Drama 1

University of Exeter

Department of Drama

Module Tutor

This course will introduce students to histories, materials and methods of theatre studies. It will help students to explore ways of reading performance and to examine the nature and place of performance within culture. The module will also to introduce students to key theoretical and analytical approaches to performance.

January 2014 to May 2015

Lit 145: Shakespeare (Tragedies)

Ateneo de Manila University

Department of English

This course presents a literary and theatrical view of the study of Shakespeare's Tragedies. It introduces students to seven of the Bard's works: Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, Macbeth, Troilus and Cressida, Antony and Cleopatra and Coriolanus. The study of the texts are supplemented and contextualised with performance history and criticism.

This course is offered to 3rd and 4th year undergraduate students.

I taught this class of 15 students in the second semester of the 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 S.Y.s

August 2013 to March 2014

Lit 14: Introduction to Poetry and Drama

Ateneo de Manila University

Department of English

This course is an introduction to poetry and drama in English. The course will train students in the analysis, evaluation, and appreciation of poetry and drama by familiarizing them with the elements, forms and practices of these genres.

This course is offered to 1st year undergraduate students. 

I taught 2 classes of 30 students in the 2nd semester of the 2013-2014  S.Y.

August 2013 to May 2016

FA 191: Dramaturgy

Ateneo de Manila University

Department of Fine Arts

This is an inaugural course that I designed for the university.

This course provides a historical, theoretical and critical background to the profession. It explores the history of dramaturgy and the variety of tasks that dramaturgs perform within a particular venue. The course introduces students to the areas of dramatic criticism, literary office dramaturgy and production dramaturgy.

This course is offered to 2nd, 3rd and 4th year undergraduate students.

In the three semesters the class has been offered, the work produced by the 2015 and 2016 students have been blog archived here: https://discoveringdramaturgy.wordpress.com/

August 2013 to March 2014

FA 102: Research in the Fine Arts

Ateneo de Manila University

Department of Fine Arts

This course is an analytical and interdisciplinary approach to the research processes in the fine arts. Research methods may include close reading of critical and biographical materials and other texts, gathering primary materials and conducting focused group discussions, participant observation and other processes.

This course is offered to 2nd year undergraduate students.

I taught 2 classes of 20 students in the second sesmester of the 2013-2014 S.Y.