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Joe Potter

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Assistant Professor of Theatre

(573) 592-4281

Room: 101


  • MA, Theatre Arts, California State University - Los Angeles, 1981
  • BA, Theatre, Drury University, 1977

Teaching Philosophy:

  • It is vital to academic achievement and the professional success of future theatre artists that they gain as much experience as they can. I believe that experience is the best teacher and that is why we demand so much of our students in the classroom and in production.

Major Areas of Interest:

  • Stage Combat
  • Fencing
  • Scenic Design
  • Film Design
  • Performance Technique
  • Theatre History

Courses Currently Teaching:

  • THA255 Acting I Basic Skills -X
  • THA125 Costuming Practicum
  • COM101 Intro To Speech Communication -O
  • THA331 Lighting for Stage Set
  • MUS103 Music Appreciation -U
  • MUS171 Music History I -U
  • MUS271 Music History II -U
  • THA240 Stage Combat -X
  • THA234 Stagecraft
  • THA250 Survey of American Muscl Theatre -U
  • THA126 Technical Practicum
  • THA151 Theatre Performance Practicum
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