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Nascimento, Claudia Tatinge


Associate Professor of Theater
Theater Department
860.685.2106
Theater and Dance Studios 108


BA Fed Univ Rio de Janeiro
MA University Akron
PHD University of Wisconsin

EMAIL:
cnascimento@wesleyan.edu
WESLEYAN PO BOX:
Theater Department
COURSES TAUGHT THIS SEMESTER:
THEA427 - 02
THEA431 - 02
THEA433 - 02
RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Intercultural and avant-garde performance; ritual and performance; performance studies; Brazilian theatre.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
Experimental Theatre; Foreignness and the politics of intercultural performance; Brazilian Theatre of the post-dictatorship; Dance.
Ph.D. in Theatre and Drama, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Acting Conservatory Degree, Casa das Artes de Laranjeiras (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
ACADEMIC ASSOCIATIONS:
International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR/FIRT)
American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR)
Latin American Studies Association (LASA)

OFFICE HOURS:
by appointment
PUBLICATIONS:
http://www.routledgeperformance.com/books/Crossing-Cultural-Borders-Through-the-Actors-Work-isbn9780415988872
SPECIAL ROLE IN DEPARTMENT:
An actor, director, and scholar, Claudia Tatinge Nascimento performs and conducts research internationally. Her articles on intercultural performance and Brazilian theatre have appeared in Biblioteca Teatrale (Italy), Didaskalia (Poland), and Theatre Research International, among others. She is the author of Crossing Cultural Borders Through the Actor's Work: Foreign Bodies of Knowledge (Routledge, 2008) and is currently working on a book manuscript on post-dictatorship Brazilian group theatre. She teaches Theory and Performance courses, directs department productions, and advises senior theses.
GRANTS:
2007: Consulate of Brazil in New York, for the production "Pornographic Angel," based on short stories by Brazilian playwright Nelson Rodrigues.