• rachel
Associate Professor of Theatre, Theatre Program Co-Director, Department Chair of Theatre & Dance

Research Interests

Contemporary Performance, Devised Theatre, Improvisation, Ensemble, Partnership,      Politics of Collaboration, Processes of Directing, Gender and Artistic Leadership, Playfulness, Slowness, Smallness, Fun, Yurts, Barns, Cabins, Fields, Trees, etc.

 

Teaching  

 

  • TDF/LIT 110: Foundations of World Theatre
  • TDF 186: Acting I
  • TDF 2xx: Advanced Topics in Acting (Postmodern Performance, Improvisation)
  • TDF 2xx: Collaborative Arts 
  • CNX 235: Two to Tango: What is Partnership? 
  • TDF 270: Theatre in the Digital Age
  • TDF/LIT/WGSS 272: Women in Theatre
  • TDF/LIT 277: Acting Rebellions: Histories of 20th/21st Century Acting Methodologies
  • TDF 385: Production Studio, Faculty Directed Performance: Three Sisters (2015), One Man Two Guvnors (2016), Arcadia (2017), Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play (2017), Anonymous (2019), The Seagull (2020), Head Over Heels: The Musical (2020)
  • TDF 495: Senior Seminar

 

Education

PhD, Drama. Stanford University

BA, Theatre and Literature. Reed College