Guest Artists and Scholars


Autumn 2015

Leading Russian playwright, screenwriter, film and theater director Alexander Galin led a workshop.

Textile and costume designer Simona Rybáková gave the annual Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee Theatre Research Institute Lecture and joined us again later for the Responsibility, Morality and The Costs of War: PTSD, Moral Injury and Beyond Symposium.

Filmmaker Kevin Jerome Everson gave a talk and screening at the Wexner Center for the Arts.

Bobbi Owen, Professor of Dramatic Art at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, gave the Theatre Research Institute Fellowship Lecture.

Spring 2016

Scholar Adela Ruth Tompsett, principal lecturer in drama and performing arts at Middlesex University co-curated the TRI exhibit Dancing in the Streets: Carnival from Britain, Brazil and Beyond.

Achilles in Vietnam and Odysseus in America author Jonathan Shay gave the keynote presentation for Costs of War symposium.

TV Actress and alumna Patricia Heaton talked with students about her career and watched a special performance Shakespeare and Autism’s The Tempest.

Mickle Maher of Theatre Oobleck gave the keynote address for the annual Syndicate Symposium.