• Brendon Votipka
  • Brendon Votipka
  • Assistant Teaching Professor
  • At Rutgers Since: 2010
  • Education:

    BA, Theatre Directing, Muhlenberg College
    MFA, Playwriting, Mason Gross School of the Arts- Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

  • Courses Taught:
    • 01:351:209 Introduction to Multimedia Composition
           Documenting Your World
           Curiosity and Expression (Honors)
           Writing for Performance (Honors)
    • 01:351:212 Introduction to Creative Writing (Poetry, Playwriting, Creative Nonfiction)
    • 01:351:304 Screenwriting for Television

    • 01:355:100 Basic Composition
    • 01:355:101 Expository Writing
    • 01:355:201 Research in the Disciplines
           Broadway and beyond: Contemporary Theatre Analysis
           Love and Sex

           Queer Drama: LGBTQ Performance on Stage and Screen
           Theatre and Performance Studies
           "That's So Gay!": Homophobia, Language, and Culture
    • 01:355:301 College Writing and Research
           Cartoon Satire
           Heroes and Villains
           Psychology of Love
    • 01:355:395 Writing Theory and Tutoring
    • 01:355:396 Advanced Tutoring Strategies
    • 01:355:396 Tutoring Multilingual Writers

    • Preparation for College Writing (SAS EOF,  EOF School of Pharmacy, Rutgers Future Scholars)
  • Publications:
    • Common Ground, published by Playscripts, Inc.
      Performance rights: Broadway Licensing
    • Face Forward: Growing Up in Nazi Germany, Published by Playscripts, Inc.
      Commissioned by The Institute for Jewish Christian Understanding, Funding by The Charles and Figa Klein Foundation
      Performance rights: Broadway Licensing