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Michael Rohd

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Institute Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 2002
Biography

Michael Rohd is the founding artistic director of 17-year-old ensemble-based Sojourn Theatre. He is author of the widely translated book Theatre for Community, Conflict, and Dialogue. He leads the Center for Performance and Civic Practice, where current projects include The Catalyst Initiative, a national program supported by The Andrew Mellon Foundation, and Local Landscapes, through which he is currently collaborating with Arts Councils at the State and Local level around the US. In 2015, he received an Otto Rene Castillo award for Political Theater and The Robert Gard Foundation Award for Excellence. Recent/Current projects include leading a two-year Sojourn Artist-in-Residence collaboration with Catholic Charities USA poverty reduction sites around the US; 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.

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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