Assistant Professor and Theatre Historian
Dr. Andrew Friedman teaches Theatre History, Dramaturgy, Introduction to Theatre, and is the dramaturgy supervisor for the Department of Theatre and Dance. He holds a Ph.D. in Theatre History from The Graduate Center, City University of New York and a B.A. in literature from Sarah Lawrence College. His publications appear in Theatre Journal, Theater, Modernism/modernity, European Stages, and Ibsen News and Comment as well as the edited collections Postdramatic Theatre & Form and Baseball and Social Class. Currently, he is completing his first book on Vegard Vinge and Ida Müller’s Ibsen-Saga and the legacies of modernity. His research is funded by the Norwegian National Consulate, Performance Art Hub Norway, and a Ball State Aspire Grant. He received the 2018 Dean’s Creative Endeavor Award for his research.
Andrew is a working dramaturg and was co-founder and co-artistic director of the internationally acclaimed theatre collective, Riot Group (1997-2012).
Andrew’s publications can be found here