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Michael Rohd

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Institute Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 2002
Institute Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 2002
Institute Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 2002
Biography: 

Michael Rohd is the founding artistic director of 19-year-old ensemble-based Sojourn Theatre. He is author of the widely translated book "Theatre for Community, Conflict, and Dialogue." He is lead artist for the Center for Performance and Civic Practice, where current projects include Civic Body, The Catalyst Initiative, a national program supported by The Andrew Mellon Foundation, and Learning Labs. In 2015, he received an Otto Rene Castillo Award for Political Theater and The Robert Gard Foundation Award for Excellence. Recent projects include leading a two-year Sojourn Artist-in-Residence collaboration with Catholic Charities USA poverty reduction sites around the U.S.; a Sojourn partnership with Planning Commissions around the country utilizing civic practice in public engagement settings to help communities deal with difficult conversations and resource allotment; and, collaborating with theaters and universities around the country to mount locally specific projects. He was the 2013-2016 Doris Duke Artist-in-Residence at Lookingglass Theater Company in Chicago.

Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
SOS 494Special Topics
ENG 494Special Topics
HUL 494Special Topics
HDA 494Special Topics
THP 580Practicum
HDA 598Special Topics
HUL 598Special Topics
THP 618Theatre for Youth Practicum
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
THP 494Special Topics
HDA 494Special Topics
THF 497Senior Project
THP 598Special Topics
HDA 598Special Topics
DCE 680Practicum
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
EDS 223Design Thinking
HDA 494Special Topics
THP 580Practicum
HDA 598Special Topics
THP 618Theatre for Youth Practicum
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
THP 494Special Topics
DCE 494Special Topics
HDA 494Special Topics
THF 497Senior Project
DCE 598Special Topics
HDA 598Special Topics
THP 598Special Topics
DCE 680Practicum
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
HDA 294Special Topics
THP 494Special Topics
HDA 494Special Topics
THP 580Practicum
HDA 598Special Topics
THP 598Special Topics
THP 618Theatre for Youth Practicum
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
HDA 494Special Topics
THP 598Special Topics
HDA 598Special Topics
THP 692Research
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
HDA 494Special Topics
THP 494Special Topics
THP 580Practicum
HDA 598Special Topics
THP 598Special Topics
THP 618Theatre for Youth Practicum
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
HDA 494Special Topics
THP 494Special Topics
HDA 598Special Topics
THP 598Special Topics
THP 618Theatre for Youth Practicum
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
THF 125Orientation Film/Dance/Theatre
THP 494Special Topics
THP 598Special Topics
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