Associate Professor of Theater and Performance
Primary Academic Program: Theater and Performance
Academic Program Affiliation(s): Experimental Humanities
Biography:Miriam Felton-Dansky is Associate Professor of Theater and Performance and director of Bard's undergraduate Theater and Performance Program. Her research and teaching interests include experimental and avant-garde performance, the politics of attention and spectatorship, and theater in the digital age. Her book Viral Performance: Contagious Theaters from Modernism to the Digital Age was published by Northwestern University Press in 2018. Her articles and essays have appeared in publications such as Theatre Survey, Theatre Journal, Theater, PAJ, ASAP/J, and Artforum.com, and she was a theater critic for the Village Voice from 2009 to 2018. She is a regular cohost of the On Tap theater and performance studies podcast, and a contributing editor for Theater, where she guest coedited the "Digital Dramaturgies" trilogy (2012–18).
BA, Barnard College; MFA/DFA, Yale School of Drama. At Bard since 2012.
Location: Fisher Center for the Performing Arts