Graduate Alumni

  • Bridget Magowan.
    Bridget Magowan

    MA Theatre and Performance, Class of 2020
    Department of Theatre and Dance
    College of Arts and Sciences

    Research Topics: K-12 Theatre Education and Theatre for Young Audiences; body image in youth theatre.

  • Dahye Lee stands in front of a Rothko.
    Dahye Lee

    MA Theatre and Performance, Class of 2019
    Department of Theatre and Dance
    College of Arts and Sciences

    Research Topics: The intersection of performance studies and cultural anthropology.

  • Darryl Heusinger.
    Darryl Semira Heusinger

    MA Theatre and Performance, Class of 2019
    Department of Theatre and Dance
    College of Arts and Sciences

    Research Topics: Physical training methods for the actor; psycho-physical staging and composition techniques for the director

  • Mary Schnepf dances on a bridge.
    Mary Schnepf

    MFA in Dance, Class of 2020
    Department of Theatre and Dance
    College of Arts and Sciences

    Research Topics: Cognitive perception and choreographic meaning, screendance, dance and technology, dance science and somatics, dance pedagogy, multi-disciplinary approaches to performance, and the evolution of storytelling, music and dance in the Americas.

  • Mary Sullivan, Headshot.
    Mary Sullivan

    MFA in Dance, Class of 2020
    Department of Theatre and Dance
    College of Arts and Sciences

    Research Topics: A corrugation of Inquiries: Aesthetic Values and Scholarship through the Activated Political Body

  • Naila Ansari, Headshot.
    Naila Ansari

    MFA in Dance, Class of 2020
    Department of Theatre and Dance
    College of Arts and Sciences

    Research Topics: The evolution of Black Dance in America through oppression and celebration.

  • Nitya Vedantam, Headshot.
    Nitya Vedantam

    MFA in Dance, Class of 2020
    Department of Theatre and Dance
    College of Arts and Sciences

    Research Topics: The mind-body connection through dance and the symbiotic links between Bharatanatyam and Modern dance, gender constructs as foregrounding patriarchy and the potential of dance as a site to confirm, subvert, challenge and re-conceptualize these gender norms.

  • Yao Kahlil Newkirk.
    Yao Kahlil Newkirk

    MA Theatre and Performance, Class of 2020
    Department of Theatre and Dance
    College of Arts and Sciences

    Research Topics: Identity Politics and Trans-Radical Understanding as it relates to Theatre Practice and Cross-Cultural-Communication; the integration of Multimedia can help further the stories we tell onstage.