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Magda Romanska

Magda Romanska

2017-19 Apothetae and Lark Playwriting Fellowship Finalist

Magda Romanska is a theater and performance scholar, writer, and dramaturg, with 15 years of teaching, production, and publishing experience in the dramatic arts. She is an author of five books and dozens of articles and essays on theater and performance. She worked on over 30 theater and opera productions as dramaturg and director. Her play, Opheliamachine, premiered in Los Angeles to critical acclaim. She is now developing an opera, The Life and Times of Stephen Hawking. Magda taught at Harvard and Cornell, and last year, she was a visiting faculty at Yale School of Drama. Currently, she is Associate Professor of Theatre Studies and Dramaturgy at Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts, and Executive Director and Editor-in-Chief of, for which she coordinates the work of 120 Regional Managing Editors, covering theater in 70 countries. Magda received her B.A. from Stanford University and her Ph.D. from Cornell University’s Department of Theatre.

last edited 9/14/2017

Magda Romanska Events
Winter Writers' Retreat: Apothetae Edition
Magda Romanska Blog Posts
Five Conversations About Disability and Theater