Ellen Mueller

Teaching Portfolio

Students – Performance/Participation


Nicholas Bauch, Summer 2019, continuing education student, the project was to take on the role of a Flâneur by walking around the city as an observer. Students were supposed to develop one random principle to guide their walk.


Margo Rego, “Mapping Project,” Fall 2017, freshman student, the project was to create a map (very wide-ranging interpretations of the word) of the building in which we held class.


Erica Walton, “Bud Light Superstition Ad Parody: Pregnancy Tests”, Fall 2013, for Performance Art & Gender course assignment to explore the concept of ritual


Brandon Trawick, “Difficult Task Performance,” Fall 2013, Performance Art & Gender course, students were assigned to create a performance piece addressing a difficult task


Rachel Rodgers “El Genero”, Fall 2013, Performance Art & Gender course, for their final performance, students were encouraged to create a performance dealing with gender of their choosing


Amber Seabury, “1 Hour Performance: Brownie,” 2013, performance for “Intermedia: Natural vs Unnatural”


Gloria Corrillo, “Reprise of Kate Gilmore’s Through the Claw,” 2011. Performance created for Performance Art Seminar, Fall 2011. Students were directed to select a performance to reprise. They did research into the original production, and then interpreted the work, much like a musical score, incorporating their own touches.


Julia Shaelyn McNamara, “Heels,” 2013, video for “Performance Art & Gender,” for Difficult Task Performance assignment


Tim Brown, “Dance For You” (excerpt), Fall 2013, for Performance Art & Gender course, excerpt: 01:18 min, full version: 04:04 min


Kristine Rodriguez, “Reprise of Gabriel Orozco’s Yielding Stone,” 2011. Performance created for Performance Art Seminar, Fall 2011. Students were directed to select a performance to reprise. They did research into the original production, and then interpreted the work, much like a musical score, incorporating their own touches.


Ethan Butler, “1 Hour Performance: Vending Machine,” 2013, performance for “Intermedia: Natural vs Unnatural”


Amber Seabury, “In Natural: Chicken Feed versus Chicken Breast,” 2013, video for “Intermedia: Natural vs Unnatural,” 01:37 min