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Friday, February 28 • 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Geek Theatre: Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Dystopias and Superheroes in Drama

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Genre media—superheroes, sci-fi, fantasy, and dystopias—command a heavy presence on the screen, but the stage seldom reflects this pop culture movement. Explore how 'geek theatre' emphasizes creative production solutions, fosters engaged classroom learning, and captures contemporary interest.

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Will Lowry

Assistant Professor, Lehigh University
Will Lowry is a scenographer with an MFA in Design from UNC Greensboro. He has created scenic, costume, and lighting designs for theatres along the East Coast and beyond, including Dupont Underground (DC), Curtain Call Theatre (NY), Warehouse Theatre (SC), California Theatre Center... Read More →

Kevin Frazier

Assistant Professor, Wake Forest University
Kevin is an award-winning lighting designer based in Winston-Salem, NC. International credits include Teatri Metropol (Albania). Other credits include Merrimack Rep and Stoneham Theatre (MA), Cleveland Playhouse (OH), The Peterborough Players (NH), Serenbe Playhouse, The Aurora Theatre... Read More →

Friday February 28, 2020 12:00pm - 12:50pm EST
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