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Scott Harman

Scott Harman is a PhD Candidate in Interdisciplinary Theatre Studies at UW-Madison and a longtime faculty member at the Interlochen Center for the Arts.

Scott Harman is a PhD Candidate in Interdisciplinary Theatre Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was worked professionally as an actor, director, teacher, designer, and stagehand, and is a longtime summer faculty member at the Interlochen Center for the Arts. His dissertation work seeks to disentangle the various schools of so-called "Method" Acting using models from the cognitive sciences.

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Who is Being Triggered? 
Essay

Who is Being Triggered? 

Consent, Power, and Trauma in the Acting Classroom

30 January 2019

Scott Harman reflects on acting students’ increased sensitivity to traumatic material, how that plays out in classrooms, and what teachers can do to create safe spaces where their students can thrive.