Assistant Professor Alan Sikes (LSU) co-created (with Lisa Peschel) and directed versions of Harlequin in the Ghetto.
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Alan Sikes received his MFA in Theatre Directing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his Ph.D. in Theatre Historiography from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. He researches the links between performance and politics throughout the modern era. He is the author of Representation and Identity from Versailles to the Present: The Performing Subject, published by Palgrave Press. His essays have also appeared in "Theatre Journal," "Theatre Topics," "The Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism," "Studies in Eighteenth Century Culture," and the anthologies "Querying Difference in Theatre History" and "Theatre Historiography: Critical Questions."
Alan and Lisa have collaborated on projects related to the Terezín/Theresienstadt Ghetto since 2004, when they were both PhD candidates at the University of Minnesota.