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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
Instructional/Support Faculty

Education

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

585-475-7993

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Currently Teaching

NHSS-248
1 - 3 Credits
Applies technical, performing, script analysis, stage management, and other skills to an actual theatrical production. Students contract with a faculty 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.
NHSS-132
3 Credits
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.
NHSS-120
3 Credits
Studies the characteristics and elements of theatre and the performing arts, emphasizing the principles and conventions that have 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.

Latest News

  • September 18, 2018

    An action photo of the cast performing the show "How I learned to Drive." Six people sit and stand around a dinner table while five others dressed in black stand on a raised platform behind them.

    RIT announces 2018-2019 theatrical season

    Four performances presenting an array of cultural, political and social issues are part of a new collaborative season by RIT’s College of Liberal Arts Theater Arts Program and RIT’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf performing arts program.

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Shows/Exhibits/Installations
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.
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.
Invited Paper
Haggerty, Luane Davis. "Deaf Leadership Style In Theater Found Day By Day." International Leadership Association Field Notes. (2016). Web.
Invited Keynote/Presentation
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.
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.