Deana Nichols

Deana Nichols

Deana Nichols

Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre

Ph.D., Theatre History, Theory, and Literature, Indiana University, 2014

M.A., Theatre History, Theory, and Literature, Indiana University, 2008

B.A., Theatre, Abilene Christian University, 1999

B.A., English Education, Abilene Christian University, 1999

Biography

Deana Nichols is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre at Knox, where she teaches theatre history, dramatic literature, and acting. Her research focuses on contemporary Scottish theatre, examining the intersection of theatre and political developments between Scotland’s 1997 devolution referendum and its 2014 independence referendum. Her work has been shared in publications such as Theatre History Studies and the International Journal of Scottish Theatre and Screen, and at conferences such as the American Society for Theatre Research, the Mid-America Theatre Conference, and the Comparative Drama Conference. As a director and dramaturg, she has worked on such productions as The Pillowman, Knives in Hens, Independence, and staged readings as part of the Theatre Uncut project.

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