Classes Unfolding

Unfolding: The Tenth Muse

  • August 17 - August 18, 2013

Dig deep into The Tenth Muse

PLEASE NOTE: At this time classes may not be purchased online. Please call Group Sales to register.
Phone: (541) 488-5406,
Toll Free: (866) 545-6337
Monday - Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Unfolding: The Tenth Muse is a weekend class (August 17 - 18) that focuses on Tanya Saracho's world premiere set in an 18th-century convent in colonial Mexico where young nuns and servants unearth a hidden play by Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz. Class sessions will be led by Dr. Amanda Powell (University of Oregon) and will include class visits from OSF company members.

The class fee of $180 includes a ticket to The Tenth Muse. Tickets to A Streetcar Named Desire and The Taming of the Shrew are available at an additional cost. Participants can also purchase the "class-only option" for $125 if they prefer to purchase their own ticket or attend the play at another time.

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Once you have placed your order you will be contacted within 48 hours by an OSF representative.If you are purchasing the class and play ticket, a non-refundable deposit of $50 per person per class is required at the time of booking. Payment in full must be received by the Box Office three weeks before the first day of class. No refunds will be made after the three-week deadline. If purchasing the class only, full payment is required at the time of purchase.

Registration for this event closes three weeks prior to the first day of class.

Unfolding: The Tenth Muse
August 17 - 18, 2013
Tentative Schedule

Saturday, August 17
9:00 a.m. Introductions and class session
11:30 a.m. Break
1:30 p.m. Attend The Tenth Muse* – Angus Bowmer Theatre
8:00 p.m. Attend A Streetcar Named Desire* – Angus Bowmer Theatre

Sunday, August 18
9:00 a.m. Class session
11:30 a.m. Break
1:30 p.m. Attend The Taming of the Shrew** – Angus Bowmer Theatre

* Participants who have paid for the class and ticket option will attend this performance of The Tenth Muse.

** Participants can attend these performances at an additional cost.

Amanda Powell is Senior Instructor in Romance Languages at the University of Oregon, where she teaches Spanish and Latin American literature and literary translation. Her research investigates early modern Spanish and Spanish-American poetry and spiritual narratives, emphasizing writing by women, gender in men’s and women’s writing, queer theory, and literary translation. She co-edited “Mujeres alborotadas [Women in Uproar]: Early Modern and Colonial Women’s Cultural Production” (special issue, Letras Femeninas 35, 2009) and her essays, monographs, and translations (solo or in collaboration) include The Answer / La Respuesta (prose and poems by seventeenth-century baroque poet and dramatist Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (Feminist Press at CUNY, 2010) and Wild Country Out in the Garden: Spiritual Journals of a Colonial Mexican Nun (U. Indiana, 1999). Current projects include studies of the pan-European early modern fashion for women’s love poems to women and translation of a gay, neo-Baroque Costa Rican novel, The Cat on His Own Behalf  (2005) by Uriel Quesada. Her chapbook of poetry Prowler is published by Finishing Line Press (March 2013).