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JW Guido

Visiting Assistant Professor

NTID Department for Performing Arts
National Technical Institute for the Deaf

JW Guido

Visiting Assistant Professor

NTID Department for Performing Arts
National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Currently Teaching

PRFN-100
3 Credits
This course will examine the characteristics and elements of theatre and the performing arts, emphasizing the principles and conventions that guided theatre productions through history. The course examines the ways that theatre influences and is influenced by cultures and by individual life experience. Particular attention is paid to the development of scripts, visual theatre, theatre vocabulary, and the emergence of Deaf and multicultural theatre.
PRFN-214
3 Credits
This course fosters the understanding and appreciation of artistic sign language for theater, film, television, and video productions. Topics considered include the relationship between script and translation, principles of artistic sign language for stage vs. film/television, integrating Deaf and hearing performance, and accessibility advocacy. Assignments include critiques of artistic sign language in various genres from the director of artistic sign language (DASL) perspective. Due to the nature of this subject, instruction is in ASL and voice interpreters will not be provided.
PRFN-218
1 - 3 Credits
This course applies technical, performing, script analysis, stage management, and other skills to an actual theatrical production. Students contract with a department mentor for responsibilities and the appropriate credit expectations. In addition to production responsibilities, students are expected to complete reading and writing assignments connected to the production. This course is repeatable for credit.
PRFN-289
1 - 3 Credits
The description will be specified in each Special Topic Documentation Form.