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|Dr. Irma Mayorga will be joining the Department of Theater at Dartmouth in the fall of 2011.|
Assistant Professor of Theater
Office: 103 Hopkins Center
Irma Mayorga is a scholar/artist in theater and was most recently an Assistant Professor of Theatre Studies at Florida State University's School of Theatre where she also serves as Co-Director of the B.A. program in Theatre. She holds an M.F.A. in Costume Design (UW-Madison) and a Joint Ph.D. in Drama and the Humanities from Stanford University. From Stanford, she also holds the distinction of attaining the first Ph.D. by a Latina/o in the Drama Department's history. An award winning playwright, her work has been developed at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's Playwrights Conference. Her research interests include contemporary theater and performance by people of color, women's theatre and performance, Chicana and Chicano expressive culture, and, more broadly, U.S. Latina/o identity and representation. In 2011 the University of Texas Press will publish a second edition of her play The Panza Monologues. She is currently at work on a manuscript entitled: Chicana Stages: Performance, Theatricality, Chicana Expressive Culture.
Last Updated: 2/7/12