Greta’s primary research looks at the translation and performance of German theatre and its interactions with modern production companies and audiences. She is especially interested in German theatrical practices of the post-war eras of the 1930s and the 1950s.
Kate is insatiably curious about the world and the humans around her, and has been teaching Public Speaking, Introduction to Acting, Debate, Introduction to Theatre, Advanced Acting, Creative Dramatics, and other undergraduate courses at Indiana University until arriving at UMN.
Chris' research focuses on experimental performance practices in an era of climate change, past and present representations of Indigenous knowledge, and the tactics and strategies mobilized by Indigenous artists and allies to heal place.
Natalie is interested in contemporary spoken word poetry performance in South Africa and the ways in which the performers of the "Born Free" generation wrestle with their national and cultural identities in the post-apartheid "Rainbow Nation".
Rye’s research interests include technological anxiety in contemporary dramatic literature and in contemporary theatre practice; theatre libraries and archives; information needs of theatre makers; and theatre education and pedagogy.
Hyo-jeong’s research focuses on how cultural performance in the service of mass-mobilization, such as a World’s Fair exhibition, a sports meeting, and Korean theatre, shaped a civilized collective Korean body during the transformation from independent nation-state to Japanese colony.
Jacob’s research focuses on ways performance engages with the places we inhabit, with a particular interest in how landscapes are produced, conceived of, naturalized, and linked to community identity and history