Naomi Bennett currently teaches as an instructor in the Department of Communication Studies at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA. Previous to LSU Bennett received her MFA at California State University, Los Angeles, where she was a graduate teaching associate.

Undergraduate Courses:

  • Digital Performance and Everyday Life (upper level)

  • Zombie Films (upper level)

  • Introduction to Performing Literature

  • Fundamentals of Communication

  • Public Speaking

  • Introduction to Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

  • Introduction to Research

  • Acting Fundamentals: Scene Study

  • Acting Games and Exercises


  • Zombies, Culture, & Society

Other areas of interest include:

  • Installation art

  • Digitally-mediated performance

  • Emergent pandemic performance genres

  • Phenomenology, liveness, and realness

  • Physical theater and devising

  • Clown

  • Digital embodiment

  • Zombies as cultural metaphor

  • Politics of unhappiness 

Naomi also teaches movement for the stage, including Contact Improv, InterPlay, Clowning, and is a certified yoga teacher.

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Pictured: Naomi Bennett, California State University, Los Angeles

Photo credit: Xing-Mai Deng © all rights reserved