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15 – 18
A comprehensive course on directing for the stage. Participating directors learn to develop leadership skills, to specify directorial concepts, to envision and articulate a theatrical experience, and to communicate simply and effectively with actors. We will explore both spontaneous and rehearsed staged works.
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Aimée Bruneau has directed Cornish productions of Mac Wellman’s Cleveland, Michel Trembley’s Les Belles Soeurs and Caryl Churchill’s Top Girls, and recently directed The Taming of the Shrew for Seattle Shakespeare Company’s Wooden O. A proud fringe veteran, Aimée earned Artistic Pick of the Seattle Fringe Festival and the Artistic Pick Finalist prize for her directing work. Aimée served as Capitol Hill Arts Center’s Associate Artistic Director and Managing Director. She earned a Joseph Jefferson Citation for her performance in The Art of Dining and will appear in upcoming A Lie of the Mind with ACT’s Central Heating Lab. Aimée was nominated for a 2010 Audie Award for her audiobook narration of The House on Tradd Street. Her next book is So Much Pretty by Cara Hoffman. Aimée has taught at Highline and Shoreline Community Colleges, as well as Seattle University. She was Professor of Acting and Directing at Savannah College of Art & Design and traveled to LaCoste, France with her students in 2007. Aimée Bruneau earned her MFA in Acting from the American Conservatory and her BA in Theatre Arts from Virginia Tech.