Featured Instructors:

David McGraw, M.A., M.F.A.,former senior lecturer in theatre arts, head of Performing Arts Entrepreneurship program


Explains how instructors can plan their movements across the space of the classroom to invigorate lectures and discussions.


  • Engages students
  • HIghlights key information
  • Improves instructor-student relationship


Stage blocking is the carefully planned choreography of performers on a stage designed to affect how audience members perceive the performance.  Instructors can similarly use stage blocking to enliven a lecture or discussion, highlight key information, and improve student engagement.  Using performance techniques in the classroom does not merely entertain students; rather, it helps the instructor to connect with students so they can better understand course content.