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Olivia Espinosa

Director of Education/ Teaching Artist

Haus of Improv


A bilingual teaching artist, actor, playwright and director, Olivia graduated from San Diego State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Theatre Arts and combines all of these skills to create a well-rounded approach to teaching.

For over 12 years her work as a teaching artist has revolved around theatre arts and playwriting, teaching residencies throughout San Diego county, in detention facilities, group homes for foster youth and at SDSU. In addition, as a Program Manager for education organizations like Playwrights Project (San Diego) and Segerstrom Center for the Arts (Costa Mesa), Olivia understands the importance of arts in the classroom and creating sustainable programs for students of all ages.

Olivia is a member of Native Voices at the Autry Artist Ensemble in Los Angeles where she helped launch and direct the ensemble play Stories from the Indian Boarding School. In 2017, she was the proud recipient of Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s most prestigious award- The Phil Killian Directing Fellowship, where she assisted Artist Director, Bill Rauch.

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Cross By Camera: How to Become a Master of REMOTE Cross-Examination


Faculty:
Roger J. Dodd |  Olivia Espinosa |  Steve Hohman
Duration:
2:00
Format:
Audio and Video
Short Description:
To litigate in the COVID-19 era you need more than the traditional cross-examination techniques you’ve always relied on. COVID-19 has dramatically changed the face of litigation...kick-starting a tech...

Wed, Apr 28, 2021 - 10:00am to 12:01pm PDT


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Cross By Camera: How to Become a Master of REMOTE Cross-Examination


Faculty:
Roger J. Dodd |  Olivia Espinosa |  Steve Hohman
Duration:
2:00
Format:
Audio and Video
Short Description:
To litigate in the COVID-19 era you need more than the traditional cross-examination techniques you’ve always relied on. COVID-19 has dramatically changed the face of litigation...kick-starting a tech...

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Cross Discipline: Building Cross-Examination Skills with Practical Improv Techniques


Faculty:
Roger J. Dodd |  Olivia Espinosa |  Steve Hohman
Duration:
1 Hour 32 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Short Description:
Professional improv actor and teacher, Steve Hohman, and legendary author and trial lawyer, Roger J. Dodd, connect the disciplines of cross-examination and improvisation. This engaging and innovative ...

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Techniques to Control the Difficult Witness


Faculty:
Roger J. Dodd |  Olivia Espinosa |  Steve Hohman
Duration:
1 Hour 3 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Short Description:
With his customary humor, Roger Dodd The King of Cross, squeezes these cross-examination techniques into 1- hour: Loops, Double Loops, Spontaneous Loops, and 21 Additional Ways to Control Difficult Wi...

Fri, Mar 05, 2021 - 10:00am to 11:03am PST


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Techniques to Control the Difficult Witness


Faculty:
Roger J. Dodd |  Olivia Espinosa |  Steve Hohman
Duration:
1 Hour 2 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Short Description:
With his customary humor, Roger Dodd The King of Cross, squeezes these cross-examination techniques into 1- hour: Loops, Double Loops, Spontaneous Loops, and 21 Additional Ways to Control Difficult Wi...

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