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Luane Haggerty

Principal Lecturer

NTID Department for Performing Arts
National Technical Institute for the Deaf

585-475-7993
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Luane Haggerty

Principal Lecturer

NTID Department for Performing Arts
National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Education

BA, City University of New York at Hunter College; MA, Goddard College; Ph.D., Antioch University

585-475-7993

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Invited Paper
Ph.D., Luane Davis Haggerty,. "Learning from the Leaders." Howlround Theatre Commons. (2021). Web.
Haggerty, Luane Davis. "Deaf Leadership Style In Theater Found Day By Day." International Leadership Association Field Notes. (2016). Web.
Shows/Exhibits/Installations
Ph.D., Director Luane Davis Haggerty,. Dial M for Murder. Mar. 2021. NTID 1510 Theater Lab, Rochester NY. Performance.
Ph.D., Director Luane Davis Haggerty,. The Tempest. Jul. 2021. Rochester Community Players Highland Bowl Park, Rochester NY. Performance.
Ph.D., Director Luane Davis Haggerty,. Into The Light. 24 Sep. 2021. Rochester's Little Theater, Rochester NY. Performance.
Ph.D., Director Luane Davis Haggerty,. Into The Light. 24 Sep. 2021. Rochester's Little Theater, Rochester NY. Performance.
Ph.D., Luane Davis Haggerty,. Principle Lecturer. 27 Feb. 2020. 1510 Theater Lab LBJ, Rochester, NY. Performance.
Ph.D., Luane Davis Haggerty,. Principle Lecturer. 12 Mar. 2020. Multin Use Cultural Community Center (MuCCC), Rochester, NY. Performance.
Ph.D., Luane Davis Haggerty,. Principle Lecturer. 20 Sep. 2020. https://www.rochestercitynewspaper.com/rochester/rochester-fringe-festival-day-11-txtshow-the-wonderland-series-and-covid-zone/Content?oid=12291596, Rochester, NY. Performance.
Ph.D., Luane Davis Haggerty,. Principle Lecturer. 22 Nov. 2020. National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Panara Theater and Youtube, Rochester, NY. Performance.
Ph.D., Director Luane Davis Haggerty, and playwright Jackie Sibblies Drury. Reilly. May 2020. Multi-Use Cultural Community Center, Rochester. Performance.
Ph.D., Director Luane Davis Haggerty, and playwright Jackie Sibblies Drury. Reilly. May 2020. Multi-Use Cultural Community Center, Rochester. Performance.
Ph.D., Director Luane Davis Haggerty, and playwright Jackie Sibblies Drury. Reilly. May 2020. Multi-Use Cultural Community Center, Rochester. Performance.
Director, Luane Davis Haggerty, Ph.D. -. Fences. By August Wilson. 11-14 Apr. 2019. Panara Theater, Rochester, NY. Performance.
Director, Luane Davis Haggerty, Ph.D. -. "Fill Up The Jails" King Speech Performance. By Dr. Martin Luther King, et al. 28 Feb. 2019. RIT MAGIC Studios, Rochester, NY. Performance.
Director, Luane Davis Haggerty, Ph.D. -. Dangerous Signs. By Langston Hughes. 7 Mar. 2019. Gordon Field House, Rochester, NY. Performance.
Teacher, Luane Davis Haggerty, Ph.D. - Director,. Performative Communication. Jul. 2019. Interborough Repertory Theater (IRT), New York. Performance.
Director, Luane Davis Haggerty, Ph.D. -. Man of La Mancha. By Mitch Leigh, Joe Darion, and Dale Wasserman. 26-31 May 2019. Multi-Use Cultural Community Center (MuCCC), Rochester, NY. Performance.
Ph.D., Luane Davis Haggerty,. Director. By Ray Luczak. 14-18 Feb. 2018. NTID Panara theater, Rochester. Performance.
Ph.D., Luane Davis Haggerty,. Director/Translator. By Alan Menken and Howard Ashman. 1-3 Jun. 2018. Geva Theater Fielding Stage, Rochester NY. Performance.
Ph.D., Luane Davis Haggerty,. Director, translator, writer, performer. By Malik Paris and Danica Zielinski. 21 Sep. 2018. The Little Theater #5, Rochester NY. Performance.
Haggerty, Luane Davis. Director. 5-19 Jul. 2014. Highland Park Bowl Theater John Dunbar Memorial Pavilion, Rochester. Performance.
Haggerty, Luane Davis. Director. 22-5 Sep. 2014. NTID 1510 Theater Lab, Rochester. Performance.
Cox, Dangerous Signs, Carrie Fertig, Matthew. Echos of Languages Unheard. Director. Luane Davis Haggerty Ph.D.. 24 & 25 Dec. 2013. Rochester's Multi-Use Community Cultural Center (MuCCC), Rochester, NY. Performance.
Cox, Matthew. Sound ExChange, Dangerous Signs. By Luane Davis Haggerty Ph.D and Matthew Cox. 14 Apr. 2013. Artisan Works, Rochester, NY. Performance.
Haggerty, Luane Davis. Dangerous Signs. Feb. 2013. Interborough Repertory Theater (IRT), Manhattan, NY. Performance.
Haggerty, Luane Davis. Deaf Poetry Jam. 14 Feb. 2013. NTID Dyer Art Gallery, Rochester, NY. Performance.
Haggerty, Luane Davis. Playing with Language. By Luane Davis Haggerty Ph.D. Jan. 2013. Strong Museum of Play, Rochester, NY. Performance.
Haggerty, Luane Davis. Dangerous Signs. By Luane Davis Haggerty Ph.D. 21 & 27 Dec. 2013. The Little Theater - Rochester Fringe Festival, Rochester, NY. Performance.
Haggerty, Luane Davis. Celebration of William "Dummy" Hoy. 9 Oct. 2013. Panara Theater NTID, Rochester, NY. Performance.
Haggerty, Luane Davis. The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow. By Aaron Weir Kelstone. 27-30 Oct. 2011. NTID Panara Theater, Rochester. Performance.
Invited Keynote/Presentation
Haggerty, Luane. "Connecting with Unusual audiences." Shakespeare in Paradise. Shakespeare Theater Association. Nassau Bahamas, Bahamas. 17 Oct. 2021. Conference Presentation.
Haggerty, Luane. "Theatrical Interpreting." Interpreting Department Presentation. University of Rochester. Rochester, NY. 7 Oct. 2021. Guest Lecture.
Haggerty, Luane Davis. "Theatrical Interpreting for Stage." Interpreter Services focused on Theatrical Interpreting. Department of Interpreting Service at RIT. Rochester, New York. 31 Mar. 2020. Guest Lecture.
Haggerty, Luane Davis. "TMI Hollywood." Impact of COVID on Deaf theater. TMI. Los Angeles, CA. 20 May 2020. Guest Lecture.
Haggerty, Luane Davis. "Directing a culturally mixed cast in a theatrical production." Another Opening. Massachusetts Theater Podcast “Another Opening” host Jim Sulenowski. Boston, Mass. 1 Jun. 2020. Guest Lecture.
Haggerty, Luane Davis. "Covid-19 and recovery for the Arts”." Recovery for the Arts Industry. The New York State Community Foundation. New York, NY. 2 Jun. 2020. Guest Lecture.
Haggerty, Luane Davis. "Sign Mime used in performance as an acting technique and directorial approach." Mid-Atlantic Teaching Artists Retreat. State Arts Agencies in the tri-state region. New York, NY. 1 Jul. 2020. Guest Lecture.
Haggerty, Luane Davis. "Theater opportunities." 360 Program. RIT. Rochester, NY. 15 Aug. 2020. Guest Lecture.
Haggerty, Luane Davis. "Principle Lecturer." The Justin Reilly Show. WAYO radio WXXI. Rochester, NY. 23 Oct. 2020. Guest Lecture.
Haggerty, Luane Davis. "Principle Lecturer." IRT panel on the production of YOVO. IRT Theater. New York, NY. 27 Oct. 2020. Guest Lecture.
Haggerty, Luane Davis. "Principle Lecturer." Webinar on YOVO. IRT Theater. New York, BY. 27 Oct. 2020. Guest Lecture.
Haggerty, Luane Davis. "Principle Lecturer." ASL Intermediate Program. Universty of Rochester. ROchester, NY. 24 Nov. 2020. Guest Lecture.
Haggerty, Luane Davis. "Dangerous Signs: Tales From The Dark Side." Rochester Fringe Theater Festival. RIT. Rochester, New York. 19 & 26 Dec. 2014. Conference Presentation.
Haggerty, Luane Davis. "Del-Sign in the Performance of a Community Production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream"." Rochester Literary Society. Barnes & Noble Bookstore. Rochester, New York. 5 Jun. 2014. Guest Lecture.
Haggerty, Luane Davis, et al. "Dangerous Signs." 2013 ASl Rally. BOCES, Southern Tier Indepence Center. Syracuse, NY. 18 Apr. 2013. Conference Presentation.
Haggerty, Luane Davis. "Off The Page and Into Our Hands - Using Personal Devices in the Classroom." C.A.I.D. NTID. Rochester, NY. 20 Jun. 2013. Conference Presentation.
Haggerty, Luane Davis. "Call Me! Using Iphones in the Classroom." Edtech Conference. Ithaca College. Ithaca, NY. 19 Apr. 2013. Conference Presentation.
Haggerty, Luane Davis, et al. "Poetry Against Bullying : Dangerous Signs." American Sign Language Rally. BOCES, Lyons School District. Lyons, NY. 30 Sep. 2013. Conference Presentation.
Haggerty, Luane and Peter Haggerty. "VICE (Visually Integrated Concepts in English)." CAIS Conference. CAIS. Dallas, TX. 31 Jan. 2012. Conference Presentation.
Haggerty, Luane. "Off the Page and Into Our Hands." Ithaca College Educational Technology Day: Teaching and Learning with Technology Symposium. Ithaca College. Ithaca, NY. 31 Jan. 2012. Conference Presentation.
Haggerty, Luane. "Faculty Research Needs." NTID National Advisory Group Meeting. NTID Faculty Leadership Program. Rochester, NY. 31 Jan. 2012. Conference Presentation.
Play
Haggerty, Luane Davis. Principle Lecturer. Alleyway Theater Buffalo NY, 2020.
Published Conference Proceedings
Ph.D., Luane Davis Haggerty,. "Adjusting the Margins." Proceedings of the rameless Symposium. Ed. Elizabeth Simms. Rochester, NY: Frameless Labs, Web.
Invited Article/Publication
Ph.D., Luane Davis Haggerty,. "To Dream the Possible Dream." Linked In. (2019). Web.
Uninvited Presentations
Ph.D., Luane Davis Haggerty,. "Power of the Visual, Deaf Theater." Annual Conference. Theater COmmunication Group (TCG). St. Louis, MO. 15 Jun. 2018. Poster Session.
Haggerty, Luane Davis. "A Midsummer Night's Dream: Bi-cultural performance." Who's Who in American Theater. News Digest. New York, New York. 10 Aug. 2014. Guest Lecture.
Journal Paper
Haggerty, Luane Davis. "Dangerous Signs: A Case Study in Deaf Leadership Styles." International Journal of Liberal Arts and Social Science 2. (2013): 125-156. Web.
Full Length Book
Haggerty, Luane Davis. Off the Page and Onto the Stage: Acting II Textbook. 1 ed. : Lulu Press, 2011. Print.

Currently Teaching

PRFL-327
3 Credits
This course is a survey of the development of the American Musical Theater, highlighting representative works, composers, librettists and performers of both the cultivated and vernacular traditions. It is further designed as an appreciation course, fostering the development of a greater appreciation for all types of stage music and the ability to better evaluate the quality of a work, the performance, and the performers.
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-111
3 Credits
This course expands students’ understanding of the use of physical space through creative movement strategies. These are supplemented by images, gesture, and sign representation of story elements. Techniques developed from visual theatre practices are studied. Through active participation, students learn the language of movement, mime and visual theatre. Ensemble work based on performance standards, character creation, and theme development is emphasized.
PRFN-199
1 - 3 Credits
The description will be specified on each Independent Study Contract.
PRFN-211
3 Credits
This course introduces students to the actor's craft, process, and technique. Major performance methods are introduced in both physical approaches to acting (Grotowski, Delsarte, Alexander technique, multi-cultural methods from African Griot to Japanese Noh) and psychological approaches (Stanislavsky, Meisner, Hagan, Strasberg). Foundation skills in translation, memorization, stage combat, mask, and mime prepare the student upper-level performance courses.
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.

In the News

  • April 29, 2022

    three people making the American Sign Language sign for cheese.

    Pioneering RIT and NTID collaboration garners the Coca-Cola Refreshing Films Grand Prize

    Say Cheese, a pioneering, heartfelt film directed and produced by two RIT students, took home the top prize in the Coca-Cola Refreshing Films program announced during the final night of CinemaCon in Las Vegas late Thursday. The project featured the combined creative efforts of students, faculty, and staff in RIT’s School of Film and Animation and NTID.

  • March 30, 2022

    performers on stage rehearsing In the Heights.

    RIT/NTID Performing Arts presents ‘In The Heights’ April 15-17

    NTID’s Department of Performing Arts presents its production of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony Award-winning musical In The Heights, April 15-17, at Panara Theatre, Lyndon Baines Johnson Hall. Directed by Principle Lecturer Luane Davis Haggerty, NTID’s production features deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing actors performing on stage simultaneously.

  • March 15, 2022

    Gabriel Ponte-Fleary, Anna McClanahan and Shanti Thakur on set for Say Cheese.

    RIT, NTID make history with Coca-Cola-sponsored film

    Film and Animation students Anna McClanahan (BFA) and Gabriel Ponte-Fleary (MFA) are finalists in Coca-Cola's Refreshing Films program. They are producing what is thought to be the program's first finalist film dealing with deaf and hard-of-hearing themes.