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Research Interests

Russian avant-garde theatre, the history of directing, production dramaturgy, and world puppetry history and performance.

Education/Academic qualification

Drama, PhD, Tufts University

… → 2007

Drama, MA, Tufts University

… → 2003

Theatre and Russian, BA, Bates College

… → 1994

Research interests

  • Acting
  • Avant-garde and modernist theatre
  • Dramaturgy
  • History and theory of directing
  • Introduction to theatre
  • Russian and Soviet theatre
  • Script analysis
  • Theatre history survey courses
  • Women in theatre
  • World and intercultural theatre
  • World pup

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Research Output

America and the individual: The Hairy Ape and Machinal at the Moscow Kamerny Theatre

Posner, D. N., Feb 1 2018, In : New Theatre Quarterly. 34, 1, p. 3-15 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • Spectres on the new york stage: The (Pepper's) ghost craze of 1863

    Posner, D. N., Jan 18 2018, Representations of Death in Nineteenth-Century US Writing and Culture. Taylor and Francis, p. 189-204 16 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Baring the Frame: Meyerhold's Refraction of Gozzi's Love of Three Oranges

    Posner, D. N., Sep 7 2015, In : Theatre Survey. 56, 3, p. 362-388 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Contemporary investigations and hybridizations

    Posner, D. N., Jan 1 2014, The Routledge Companion to Puppetry and Material Performance. Taylor and Francis, p. 225-227 3 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

    1 Scopus citations