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Whit Emerson

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Theatre History & Criticism, Dramaturgy
Visiting Assistant Professor

Contact Information

125C Tyler Hall
[email protected]

Office hours

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Whit's research interests include modern Chinese-language theatre, avant-garde theatre, virtual performance space, comedy, and fight choreography.


ATHE, Association for Asian Performance, KCACTF, among others


PhD in Theatre History, Theory, and Literature - Indiana University

MA in Theatre Studies - University of Central Florida

Classes taught 

THT 110 - Introduction to Theatre

THT 232 - Dramaturgy & Criticism

THT 285 - Text Analysis

THT 364 - Western Theatre History I

THT 365 - Theatre of India, China, and Japan

THT 367 - Western Theatre History II

THT 470 - Special Topics: Stage Combat