Alison Christy

PhD Candidate
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B.F.A. in Theatre, Wayne State University; B.A. in Slavic Studies, Wayne State University; 
M.A. in Theatre, University of Houston

Alison Christy is a doctoral student in the Department of Theatre.  Alison has a BFA in Theatre and a BA in Slavic Studies from Wayne State University and a MA in Theatre Studies from the University of Houston. She has been a GTA for Introduction to Theatre (THR 100), Acting I (THR 106), and also served as the University Theatre Dramaturg in 2013.  In summer of 2014, Alison assumed the role of co-managing editor of the Journal of Dramatic Criticism and Theory.  Before coming to the University of Kansas, Alison was a dramaturgy fellow at the Alley Theatre and an assistant dramaturg at the Houston Shakespeare Festival.  Alison’s research interests include dramaturgy, Russian and Soviet theatre and drama, and intersections of performance and sociocultural trauma.  She has presented her work at the Mid-America Theatre Conference and the International Federation of Theatre Research.


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