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Amy Borsuk

Job Title: PhD Candidate, Critic & Dramaturg
Organization affiliation:

Queen Mary University of London

Location: London,
Education:

Queen Mary University of London, MA Theatre/Performance Studies expected 2016
Scripps College, BA in English

Biography:

Amy was born and raised in Los Angeles. After graduating with honours from Scripps College in 2014 and working in LA theatres including at Center Theatre Group, she moved to London in 2015 to pursue her MA in Theatre and Performance at Queen Mary University of London, with a focus on dramaturgy.

As a dramaturg, Amy is interested in the role of digital research in the production process, digital forms and methods of dramaturgy including CS and markup languages, and the role of the dramaturg in the process of Shakespearean adaptation, and in producing innovative, intersectional, inclusive, and accessible performances.

Areas of Expertise:

Digital humanities use in dramaturgy, contemporary British and American new play development, research methods, conditions of artistic labour in the UK and US

Languages Spoken:

English, French

Recent Work:

PUNK ROCK (dir. Michael Howcroft), London School of Music, 2016

TWISTOV (dir. Sophie Austin), Teatro Vivo and Dash Arts, London, 2016

BENT (dir. Moises Kaufman), Center Theatre Group Los Angeles - assistant dramaturg, 2015

Literary Fellow, Center Theatre Group Los Angeles, 2015

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