Professor of English, Theater
248 N. Third St., Room 117


  • Ph.D., Toronto

Teaching & Research Interests: drama; acting theory and practice, theater history, media studies, semiotics

She directs College Theater productions.

FAMS courses:

  • THTR 123: Plays and Performance
  • FAMS 230: Reading Visual Media
  • FAMS 240/ENG 240: Film Theory & Practice
  • THTR/FAMS 271: Review and Criticism: Theater and Film

Selected publications:
Patrons and Performance: Early Tudor Household Revels. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1990.

Shakespeare and Theatrical Patronage in Early Modern England. Edited with Paul Whitfield White. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Numerous articles on Renaissance and contemporary theater.