BiographyMichael Mark Chemers is one of the leading international voices in the study and practice of dramaturgy; his works on the subject are available in many languages and are taught all over the world. Chemers is a historian and theorist of performance whose professional work includes playwriting and adaptation of classic plays. He was the Founding Director of the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Production Dramaturgy Program at Carnegie Mellon University and now teaches at the University of California Santa Cruz.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Dramaturgy, Theatre History, Performance Theory, Adaptation, American Studies, Monster Theory, New Media Studies, Disability Studies