Robert Wighs is a doctoral student in the University of Washington’s program for Theatre History, Theory, and Criticism. His current research has been examining collaborations amongst Native and non-Native groups, as well as contemporary models for devised theatrical performance. He holds a MFA in Directing from Texas State University and a BA from Kansas State University.
- "The Private vs. Public Death of a Patriarch in 'All My Sons' and 'August: Osage County,'" ATDS, Comparative Drama Conference, 'Revealing Patriarch: Cruelty, Corruption, and Death in Contemporary U.S. Drama' Panel, Baltimore, MD, April 2013.
- 2015 ASTR Working Group: 'Mobilizing Effective Scholarship and Performance Today: Advocacy and Activism in Indigenous Research and Performance in the Americas' - "Performing Textual Communities: Lear Khehkwaii and Alaska Native Shakespeare"
- Robert Wighs, Ph.D. Presents at the UW Inaugural Summer Institue on Global Indigeneities - September 22, 2016
- Seattle Theatre Symposium - October 20, 2015
- Event Spotlight: Seattle Theatre Symposium - October 12, 2015
- Meet Our Incoming Graduate Students - September 10, 2014
- Seattle Theatre Symposium - November 2, 2015 - 12:00am