Carnegie Mellon University

Theresa May

Theresa May

Artist in Residence, Center for the Arts in Society
& Contributor and Collaborator on the Performance and Ecology Project

Bio

Theresa May is Associate Professor at the University of Oregon. Her research explores intersections of ecology, cultural studies, and embodied performance, and is a leading voice in green theatre and ecodramaturgy. Publications include: Salmon is Everything: community-based theatre from the Klamath Watershed (OSU Press, 2014); Greening Up Our Houses (with Larry Fried) (Drama Book 1994); co-editor of Readings in Performance and Ecology (Palgrave, 2011); articles in Theatre Topics, Canadian Theatre Review, the Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism, Journal of American Drama, Theatre Insight, American Theatre, and Howlround; chapters in Performing Nature (Peter Lang, 2005), Community Performance: A Reader (Routledge, 2007); Contemporary Women Playwrights (with Wendy Arons) (Palgrave, 2013). She is co-founder of Earth Matters on Stage (EMOS) ecodrama festival, and co-founder of ASTR’s Ecology & Performance working group.