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Shadow Zimmerman (he/him/his)

PhD in Theatre History and Criticism
Class of 2022
Shadow Zimmerman

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M.A., Theater Arts; UC Santa Cruz, 2016
M.S., Global Higher Education; Walden University, 2013
B.A., Theater and Ancient Studies; St. Olaf College, 2007
Certificate in Creative Process; Transart Institute, 2013

 Shadow Zimmerman is a rising third-year doctoral student at the University of Washington School of Drama. He currently serves as the Editorial Assistant for Theatre History Studies and represents the graduate student members of ASTR as the 2019/2020 GSC Secretary/Historian. He serves his local School of Drama community as doctoral representative on the board of Graduate Student Representatives. He has presented work at ASTR, SETC, LMDA, and MATC, and his scholarship and curriculum are featured in Theatre Symposium 28 and How to Teach a Play: Essential Exercises for Popular Plays. His research considers medieval and early modern reception of ancient plays, literary theory and textual studies, and the intersections of the historical and modern avant-gardes.

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Professional Affiliations: 
American Society for Theatre Research, Mid-America Theatre Conference, Alpha Psi Omega, Eta Sigma Phi

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