Programs: Performance

Judy Braha

“In the School of Theatre, we have the amazing opportunity for full immersion in all things theater. As in the full immersion in any language, this enables teacher and student to probe more deeply and learn in an undiluted, rigorous way. In a dynamic, nurturing environment, we are free to engage with our own humanity […]

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Yo-EL Cassell

“Joy is not only in reaching the finish line but in also knowing that no shortcut was taken and every door of possibility was entered upon. When considering my personal journey, being hearing impaired, I go back to my first experience discovering movement and its raw, organic, impactful impression. There I was, as a toddler in […]

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Mark Cohen

After completing his degree studies at George Washington, Brown, and Yale Universities, Mark Cohen studied extensively at London’s Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and completed a two-year training program in the Meisner Technique in New York. He has studied independently with Michael Moriarty, Christopher Bayes, Milton Katselas, and Maria Aitken. Cohen was a professional […]

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McCaela Donovan

“For me, acting and theatre are the effortless blending of deep and varied technical skills and process, with shape, specificity, and form. It is about finding the truest expression and awareness of who you are as a human being—your thoughts, flaws, sense of humor—facing that head on, and then exposing that, openly, with your collaborators. […]

Brian Dudley

Brian Dudley is an arts administrator and educator specializing in arts-based youth development and storytelling. At BU, he manages the day-to-day operations of the School of Theatre’s main office and leads administration for the Summer Theatre Institute, where he teaches Collaborative Theatre Ensemble and Dramatic Literature. He has taught, facilitated, or developed programs for many […]

Kirsten Greenidge

“The playwright is not a thing of the past at BU; rather, the playwright is alive and well at the SOT.” Kirsten Greenidge is the Village Voice/Obie award-winning author of MILK LIKE SUGAR and THE LUCK OF THE IRISH. Additional plays include: SPLENDOR, 103 WITHIN THE VEIL, RUST, PROCLIVITIES, THANKSGIVING, SANS-CULOTTES IN THE PROMISED LAND, […]

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Christine Hamel

“I think what Audre Lorde writes about women and poetry is true for all of us in relationship to art, and is certainly most true for theatre: ‘[For women, then] poetry is not a luxury. It is a vital necessity of our existence. It forms the quality of the light within which we predicate our […]

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Kyna Hamill

Kyna is currently the Assistant Director of the Boston University College of Arts & Sciences Core Curriculum and also teaches dramatic literature in BU’s School of Theatre. She specializes in the iconography of the commedia dell’arte, theatre and war, and theatre semiotics. She has published articles in Print Quarterly, Theatre Symposium and The Performance of Violence in Contemporary Ireland. She […]

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Michael Hammond

“To borrow from John Cage, I pull everything I can out of my students, and encourage my students to pull everything they can out of me.” Michael Hammond is an actor, director, playwright and teacher. He was a member of Shakespeare & Company for many years, last serving there as associate artistic director, and has […]

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Julie Hennrikus

Julie Hennrikus has been the Executive Director of StageSource since 2011. Prior to that she worked at Emerson College, as the General Manager of Emerson Stage. She continues to teach arts management classes at Emerson as a member of the adjunct faculty. Prior to Emerson, she was the Program Manager of the Memorial Hall/Lowell Hall […]