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Gina Di Salvo

IMG_0714Assistant Professor
Theatre History and Dramaturgy

213 McClung Tower
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996

Phone: (865) 974-4069
E-mail: gdisalvo@utk.edu

Gina M. Di Salvo (PhD, Northwestern University) teaches courses in theatre history, research methods, and dramaturgy. Her research involves three fields of inquiry:  medieval and early modern studies, theatre history and criticism, and dramaturgy. Dr. Di Salvo’s essays are forthcoming or have appeared in Renaissance and Reformation, Early Theatre, and the collection, Chicago Shakespeare Theater: Suiting the Action to the Word. In addition, she has published reviews in Theatre Research International, Theatre Survey, The Medieval Review, and Theatre Journal. She has received fellowships from the AAUW, the Huntington Library, and the Chicago Humanities Festival. A professional dramaturg, she is an Artistic Associate of Sideshow Theatre Company in Chicago and has dramaturged for Sideshow as well as other Chicago-area theatres. At the Clarence Brown Theatre, she writes program notes, collaborates on special events, and most recently served as dramaturg on The Dream of the Burning Boy. Dr. Di Salvo is on leave for 2018-19 as a faculty fellow of the University of Tennessee Humanities Center. 

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