Sara Freeman

Sara Freeman is Assistant Professor of Theatre at the University of Puget Sound. Previously she taught at the University of Oregon, Illinois Wesleyan University, and Columbia College in Chicago. She holds a PhD in Theatre from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her historical scholarship concerns alternative British theatre and contemporary playwrights, and she maintains an active creative practice as a director and dramaturg.

She coedited International Dramaturgy: Translation and Transformations in the Theatre of Timberlake Wertenbaker (Peter Lang, 2008) and Public Theatres and Theatre Publics (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012) and has published chapters in Decades of Modern British Playwriting: The 1980s (Methuen, 2012) and Readings in Performance and Ecology (Palgrave, 2012). She is contributing a chapter to the forthcoming collections Conspicuous Work: Theatre, Performance, and History in Process (Southern Illinois University Press) and The British Theatre Company: From Fringe To Mainstream (Methuen) . Her articles and reviews appear in NTQ, Modern Drama, Theatre Journal, and Comparative Drama. She won the Gerald Kahan Award from the American Society for Theatre Research in 2007 for an article on Joint Stock Theatre Company published in Theatre Survey.

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