Political Science student Brendan Pickering discusses how, despite his low expectations for it and no relation to his area of study, his university's theatre class was the most important class he ever took.
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The short version: In Brendan's experience, exercises he participated in during his theatre class taught him all sorts of things about the way people act and gave him an eye for when people are simply acting a certain way (e.g. acting upset) versus actually feeling that way. Brendan discusses this experience in two parts, and it's an interesting enough read, but more than anything, it got us wondering:
What's the most important class you've ever taken? Why did it make such an impact? How has it shaped your life? Share your experience with your fellow knowledge-seekers in the comments.
Why theatre was the most important class I ever took [The Blog of Brendan Pickering]