Brian Eugenio Herrera is Associate Professor of Theater at Princeton University. His work examines the history of gender, sexuality, and race within and through US popular performance. He is the author of Latin Numbers: Playing Latino in Twentieth-Century U.S. Popular Performance (Michigan, 2015) and The Latina/o Theatre Commons 2013 National Convening: A Narrative Report (HowlRound, 2015). He is also the Inaugural Resident Scholar for The Sol Project, an initiative dedicated to producing the work of Latinx playwrights in New York City and beyond. He is presently at work on two book projects: Casting - A History, a historical study of the material practices of casting in US popular performance, and Starring Miss Virginia Calhoun, a narrative portrait of a deservedly obscure early 20th century actress/writer/producer.