Master of Fine Arts in Directing - New York University School of the Arts
Professor Rogoff (firstname.lastname@example.org ) has been teaching at St. Johns University since 2001. During her tenure, she created new courses entitled Discover New York in Film, New Media and English Composition Online, as well as One and Three Camera Studio Directing. In addition, Professor Rogoff has taught Writing, Speech, Directing and Production for two decades in New York colleges and universities including Yeshiva University, St Francis College and School of Visual Arts. .
Professor Rogoff has also been in the forefront of original television production, interactive learning and and multimedia content; writing and producing for film, television and CD-ROM. Rogoff founded the AMERIKIDS USA Company developing, AMERIKIDS ® as a pilot television and book series for ABC Network Television. These Weekend Specials dramatize the true adventures of heroic American teenagers. AMERIKIDS USA, ventured into the realm of edutainment in its CD-ROM game series entitled, "AMERIKIDS." Her company was awarded with a prestigious challenge grant from ORACLE Corporation to produce a prototype of AMERIKIDS as an interactive, live action series.
The first in this series, Pony Express Rider was published and released by McGraw-Hill Home Interactive for Christmas 1996 to critical acclaim. This live action, $1.5 million dollar blue screen-3-disk adventure was awarded a Crystal Award, a Bessie Award, National Parenting Center Seal of Approval and a Family Channel Seal of Quality. In television her film No Maps On My Taps has aired nationally and internationally for a decade. Her film was honored with two Emmy Awards and First Prize's at film festivals worldwide. In addition she won a WGA Nomination for Outstanding Writing. No Maps On My Taps was produced on grants from the AFI, PBS, the CPB, the Ford Foundation and the NEA. This film was the first to capture the black tap dancers' contribution to American history. She was honored to sit as a Judge for the National Endowment for the Humanities.
The professor has worked as writer, producer and director on numerous award winning series: Sesame Street, Big Blue Marble, and Watch Your Mouth here in the US and Rehov Sum Sum in Israel (Israeli Sesame St.). She was honored as a WGA, East Foundation Fellow, for dramatizing two early twentieth century American icons. This passionate love story LOVE, BEN LOVE, EMMA is based on correspondence between Emma Goldman and Dr. Ben Reitman LOVE, BEN LOVE, EMMA was originally produced to critical acclaim by Lucille Lortel (White Barn Theatre ) on the East Coast in 1983, starring Olympia Dukakis, Judd Hirsch, Tovah Feldshuh, and in 1993, in Los Angeles at the Tiffany Theatre starring J.T. Walsh.
Most recently, Professor Rogoff completed Bird Woman a magical realism screenplay on the morphing adventures of Sacagawea, was completed. Bird Woman is the story of the Shoshone Indian guide who led the Lewis & Clark, the Voyage of Discovery, across the dangerous Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Ocean. Rogoff worked with Native Americans producers across the USA to write and produce materials on Sacagawea,
Professor Rogoff received her MFA from NYU, School of the Arts, in Directing. Among her numerous directing credits is: A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee William's, The Labyrinth by Arrabal, Attempted Rescue by Megan Terry, the award winning ballet Journey and The fn Crowd, a rock opera by J. E. Franklin.
ENG 1000C -- 14613
English Composition: Critical Analysis
ENG 1100C -- 14512
English: Literature in a Global Context