Performance Studies; Acting; Digital Media
Lindsay Brandon Hunter is Assistant Professor of Theatre. She holds an MA in Performance Studies from NYU and a PhD in Theater and Performance Studies from UCLA, where she was awarded a 2012 teaching fellowship from the Colloquium of University Teaching Fellows and the 2011 Aaron Curtis Taylor Memorial Scholarship. Her current research project focuses on performances of authenticity and realness in intermedial theater, reality television, and immersive and pervasive gaming. Her published work includes a chapter on alternate reality gaming in the forthcoming Framing Immersive Theatre and Performance (Palgrave) and essays and reviews in Text & Presentation and Theatre Survey. She is also a past editor of UCLA’s Extensions: The Online Journal of Embodiment and Technology.
Hunter’s performance credits include work with Annex Theatre in Seattle, the Asolo Repertory Theatre, iO West, and the New York Neo-Futurists, where she remains a company member. Some of her plays and monologues are collected in 225 Plays by the New York Neo-Futurists from Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind and New Monologues for Women by Women volumes I and II (Heinemann).