Field-Of-Study: Theatre Arts

Nora Taylor

It has been twenty years since I first traveled to Vietnam for my doctoral dissertation research on the history of Vietnamese painting from 1925 to 1995. Since then, the country has undergone tremendous economic and social changes. Artists have also been affected by these transformations and I have spent the better part of these twenty

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Shannon Jackson

Shannon Jackson is currently the Director of the Arts Research Center at the University of California, Berkeley, and the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Professor of Rhetoric and of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies. Her research and public service focus primarily on facilitating cross-arts dialogue and experimentation, with an eye toward exploring and advancing the role

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Jennifer Tipton

Jennifer Tipton’s career as a lighting designer was born of happenstance.  After earning her B.A. in English literature at Cornell University in 1953 and moving to New York City to become a dancer, she joined the Merry-Go-Rounders, a theatrical group that performed on weekends for children.  As its rehearsal director, she thought a course in lighting would

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