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DHFP: Exploring Messages of Positivity and Acceptance in the Musical “Kinky Boots”

  • Thursday, October 21, 2021
  • 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM
  • Zoom
At this event, we will watch a recording of the West End production of the musical “Kinky Boots” and discuss how the musical conveys messages of positivity and acceptance. We will explore how different communication theories connect and help explain how these messages are conveyed, as well as how performance choices, including directorial and acting decisions, and mise-en-scene elements like sets, costumes, and props contribute to the message in the musical. The musical’s strengths and shortcomings will be discussed. No prior knowledge of the musical or communication theory is required to participate in this event.
Schreyer Scholar Ananda Rankin

I want to be able to find something through research that can help the rest of the world. If you find this one thing, that could change the course of everything afterward.

Ananda Rankin '20 Microbiology

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