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Christopher Dippel

Assistant Professor of Drama and Dance


Degrees

MSED, 2010, Hofstra Univ; MFA, 1998, Indiana Univ Bloomington; BA, 1993, SUNY Univ Cntr Albany


Bio

Christopher Dippel (Acting, Play Analysis) is an actor, director, and playwright with Off and Off-Off Broadway credits credits including The Cherry Lane, Lucille Lortel, and HERE Art Center. Regional credits include Indiana Repertory Theatre, Brown County Playhouse, and Trinity Rep as part of the Providence Improv Festival. He is a founding member New York Neo-Futurists, and his original plays for Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind have been produced in cities across the country, and in Australia as part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Favorite roles include Lenny in Of Mice and Men, Orgon in Tartuffe, and Bottom in A Midsummer Night's Dream. Recent directing credits include Hamlet, Endgame, What Fools!, and Cloud Nine. He received his M.F.A. in acting from Indiana University, Bloomington.


Teaching Interests

Acting, Improvisation, Devised Theatre, Dramatic Literature

Research Interests

Acting, Improvisation, Neo-Futurism, Absurdism, Performer-Audience Relationships

Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
DNCE 133 SENIOR PRACTICUM Undergraduate
DRAM 004 FRESHMAN THEATER LAB Undergraduate
DRAM 009 PLAY ANALYSIS Undergraduate
DRAM 014S (AA,CP) IMPROV FOR EVERYONE Undergraduate
DRAM 056 REHEARSAL & PERFORMANCE Undergraduate
DRAM 059 FUNDAMENTALS OF ACTING I Undergraduate
DRAM 060 FUNDAMENTALS OF ACTING II Undergraduate
DRAM 103 SENIOR PRACTICUM Undergraduate
DRAM 115 INDEPENDENT STUDIES Undergraduate
DRAM 156 ADV PRODUCTION LABORATORY II Undergraduate
DRAM 167 REPERTORY THEATER 1 Undergraduate
HUHC 020D GREEK TRAGEDY IN LIT & PERFORM Undergraduate
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