Associate Dean for Performing Arts
Ph.D., Stanford University
Fields: Shakespeare, Literature & Directing
Edward Isser, professor and chair of the Department of Theatre, worked on Broadway, off Broadway and in regional theatre as an actor, stage manager and production manager prior to earning a joint doctorate in Drama and Humanities from Stanford University. After a two-year stint in the English Department at the University of Pennsylvania, he assumed his current position at Holy Cross. Isser is the author of Stages of Annihilation: Theatrical Representations of the Holocaust and has published articles and reviews in numerous journals including Modern Drama, Theatre Journal, Essays in Theater, The Shakespeare Bulletin and The Bernard Shaw Annual. A member of Actors Equity and SDC, he has directed over thirty academic and professional theatre productions.
- Shakespeare Through Performance
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