Pre-performance Talk: "Tartuffe"
Woods Theatre, Theatre and Dance Building
Free and open to the public
Dr. Katie Angus, assistant professor in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, will give a talk about one of the most famous theatrical comedies, "Tartuffe," written by French actor and playwright, Moliere, who is considered to be one of the greatest masters of comedy in Western literature. "Tartuffe," or "The Impostor," or "The Hypocrite," first performed in 1664, and features the characters of Tartuffe, Elmire and Orgon, who are considered among the greatest classical theatre roles.
Dr. Angus teaches courses in French and Second Language Acquisition at Southern Miss. She has spent considerable time in Europe, teaching English in France and Andorra, studying abroad and working for study abroad programs in France. Her research interests include the professional development of foreign language instructors, the incorporation of technology in the classroom and study abroad. Her talk, just prior to Southern Miss Theatre's production of "Tartuffe" is free and open to the public. To purchase tickets for the play, visit www.southernmisstickets.com or call 800-844-TICK.