College of Arts and Humanities
Julia Listengarten

Julia Listengarten, Ph.D.

A theatre artist and scholar, Julia Listengarten has worked professionally in New York City with various experimental theatre companies and is currently Professor of Theatre, Artistic Director, and Coordinator of Graduate Studies at the University of Central Florida. Her research interests include avant-garde theatre, contemporary scenographic practice, and performances of national identity. Her translation of Christmas at the Ivanovs' (with Karin Coonrod) premiered off-Broadway at Classic Stage Company and was included in Theater of the Avant-Garde, 1890-1950. Among her directing credits are Bernarda Alba, Seminar, Cloud 9, Marisol, Eurydice,The Burial at Thebes, Gem of the OceanVinegar Tom, and The Baltimore Waltz, and she is the recipient of many meritorious achievement awards in directing from the Kennedy Center. 

Her books include Russian Tragifarce: Its Cultural and Political Roots (Susquehanna UP, 2000), Theater of the Avant-Garde, 1950-2000 (with Knopf; Yale UP, 2011), Playing with Theory in Theatre Practice (with Alrutz and Wood; Palgrave, 2012), and Modern American Drama: Playwriting 2000-2009, Voices, Documents, New Interpretations ( with Rosenthal; Bloomsbury Publishing, 2018). She has contributed to many edited theatre collections and her articles have been published in Recherches Semiotiques/Semiotic Inquiry, SCENE, Translation Perspectives, Ecumenica Journal of Theatre and Performance, and Slavic and East European Performance, among others.  She has recently co-edited the 8 volume series Decades of Modern American Drama: Playwriting from the 1930s to 2009 and is currently editor of Stanislavski Studies: Practice, Legacy and Contemporary Theater journal.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Theatre Studies from University of Michigan (1996)

Selected Publications

Books

  • (with Cindy Rosenthal) Decades of Modern American Playwriting: the 2000s; Voices, Documents, New Interpretations. Methuen Drama.

Edited Collections

  • Decades of Modern American Playwriting: 1930-2009. 8 volume series. Co-edited with Brenda Murphy. Methuen Drama/Bloomsbury

Articles/Essays

  • (with Lyubov Zabolotskaya Weidner), "Vasiliev Methodology: Situational and Ludo Structures.” In Stanislavski Studies: Practice, Legacy and Contemporary Theater. 5.1: 13-20.   

Book Sections/Chapters

  • "Russian Stage Design and Theatrical Avant-Garde.” Scenography. Ed. Arnold Aronson. Routledge,  385-401. 

Creative Publications

  • “Puppets, Kites, and the Swirling Waters: Convergent Boundaries in a Site-Specific  Performance.” SCENE 5:2. 

Courses

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
20049 THE5307 Contemporary Theatre Practice Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 12:30 PM - 01:50 PM Not Online
No Description Available
10318 THE5945L Theatre Practicum Ⅰ Face to Face Instruction (P) 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Not Online
No Description Available
10319 THE5946L Theatre Practicum Ⅱ Face to Face Instruction (P) 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Not Online
No Description Available
10320 THE6947L Theatre Practicum Ⅲ Face to Face Instruction (P) 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Not Online
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
80373 THE5910 Research Methods in Theatre Mixed-Mode/Reduce Seat-Time(M) Tu,Th 12:30 PM - 01:20 PM Available
No Description Available
80330 THE5945L Theatre Practicum Ⅰ Face to Face Instruction (P) 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Available
No Description Available
80331 THE5946L Theatre Practicum Ⅱ Face to Face Instruction (P) 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Available
No Description Available
80328 THE6507 Dramatic Theory and Criticism Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM Available
No Description Available
80332 THE6947L Theatre Practicum Ⅲ Face to Face Instruction (P) 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Available
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Session Date and Time Syllabus
50024 THE5945L Theatre Practicum Ⅰ Face to Face Instruction (P) C 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Not Online
No Description Available
50023 THE5946L Theatre Practicum Ⅱ Face to Face Instruction (P) C 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Not Online
No Description Available
50025 THE6947L Theatre Practicum Ⅲ Face to Face Instruction (P) C 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Not Online
No Description Available
50712 TPP3197L Summer Theatre/performance Face to Face Instruction (P) C Not Online
No Description Available
61635 TPP3952L Summer Studio Performance Face to Face Instruction (P) C Not Online
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
11384 THE5205 American Theatre Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM Available
No Description Available
10343 THE5945L Theatre Practicum Ⅰ Face to Face Instruction (P) 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Available
No Description Available
10344 THE5946L Theatre Practicum Ⅱ Face to Face Instruction (P) 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Available
No Description Available
10345 THE6947L Theatre Practicum Ⅲ Face to Face Instruction (P) 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Available
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
80404 THE5910 Research Methods in Theatre Mixed-Mode/Reduce Seat-Time(M) Tu,Th 12:30 PM - 01:20 PM Available
No Description Available
80359 THE5945L Theatre Practicum Ⅰ Face to Face Instruction (P) 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Available
No Description Available
80360 THE5946L Theatre Practicum Ⅱ Face to Face Instruction (P) 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Available
No Description Available
80357 THE6507 Dramatic Theory and Criticism Face to Face Instruction (P) Tu,Th 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM Available
No Description Available
80361 THE6947L Theatre Practicum Ⅲ Face to Face Instruction (P) 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Available
No Description Available

Updated: Aug 31, 2018

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