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Philip Valle


Lecturer

Courses 

  • TH210 Introduction to Theatre (Fall 2019, Winter 2020 & Spring 2020)
  • TH227 Theatre History I (Fall 2019)
  • TH228 Theatre History II (Fall 2019)
  • TH350 Seminar in Playwriting (Winter 2020)
  • TH380 Theatre for Young Audiences (Spring 2020)
  • TH450 Directing (Spring 2020)

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About Philip Valle

Mr. Valle received his MFA from Arizona State University and his B.A. from U. W. Madison. He teaches courses in Playwriting, Theatre for Young Audiences and Theatre History, with a particular focus on revenge in human cultures and the function of humor in entertainment. His original works, performed in the United States, Canada and Mexico, are inspired by the history of social justice, from the civil rights movement to the anarchic rise of rock and roll. Recent productions of his plays pool ’63, Refried Elvis and Ghost Ship received numerous national awards, including Outstanding Production of a Devised Work and Outstanding Theatrical Creation from The Kennedy Center. In 2019, Mr. Valle presented his ongoing research in the Cognitive Science of Creativity at The International Conference on Learning at Queen’s University – Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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