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Rivka Rocchio

Rivka Rocchio is an Assistant Professor of Theatre at SUNY Potsdam where she focuses as a community-based theatre artist exploring the intersections of theatre and social justice. Rocchio received her MFA in Theatre for Youth from Arizona State University and her BA in Theatre Education and Writing, Literature and Publishing from Emerson College. She is the creator of Theatre Across Prison Walls, a theatre-based project bridging university students and artists who are incarcerated. More information about her work can be found at www.rivkarocchio.com

(Re)Acting to Text
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(Re)Acting to Text

Acting and Activism in Introduction to Acting

4 May 2017

Rivka Rocchio shares her approach to an acting exercise, reflecting on the nature of performance and its political implications.

Props from #24teen.
Clobberation
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Clobberation

Clobbering through a Collaboratively-Built Touring Show

17 August 2014

Ashley Laverty and Rivka Rocchio reflect on maintaining relationships during a theatre production