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Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Theresa Lang

lecturer in theatre

Introduction to Theatre
Performing Politics Lab

Theresa Lang is a teacher, director, and dramaturg. She holds a BA in Drama from the University of Dallas, an MA in Theatre from Brown University, and a PhD in Drama from Tufts University.

A theatre historian, her areas of specialty include the censorship of urban space, popular entertainment, and political theatre. As a director and dramaturg she is particularly interested in the development and production of new work and under-represented voices.

She is the dramaturg of Come on Over Ensemble Theatre and has an upcoming book on dramaturgy. She is on faculty at the Boston Conservatory and has taught and directed at Tufts, Stonehill, Merrimack, and Clark, guest lectured at various universities, and presented at multiple regional and national conferences.

Theresa is the Chair of Dramaturgy and Coordinator of the Devised Initiative for Region 1 of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, and was the Associate Director of the inaugural New Play Dramaturgy Intensive at the Kennedy Center.