Amy Steiger is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Theater, Film and Media Studies at St. Mary's College of Maryland.
Amy Steiger is a theatre artist, scholar and assistant professor in the Theater, Film and Media Studies Department at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. She holds a PhD in Performance as Public Practice from the University of Texas at Austin and has a particular interest in community-engaged processes and performance as research. Dr. Steiger worked with students to develop a method of training and rehearsal that combines literature, ensemble and solo performance, community-based research, and civic dialogue, about which she published, “Re-Membering Our Selves: Acting, Critical Pedagogy and the Plays of Naomi Wallace,” in Theatre Topics. Her article “Paradoxical Sleep and Flights of Imagination: Sleep Rock Thy Brain and the Performance of Research” was recently published in the Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism.