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Claire Syler

Claire Syler is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Theatre at the University of Missouri, US. She holds a PhD in Theatre & Performance Studies from the University of Pittsburgh, and a MFA in Directing from the University of Memphis. A scholar/artist, Claire has published articles in Theatre, Dance and Performance Training, Theatre Topics, Youth Theatre Journal, and is a former Education Director of the Nashville Shakespeare Festival in Nashville, TN.

The Ground on Which We Stand
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The Ground on Which We Stand

10 June 2018

Playwright Michelle Tyrene Johnson and director Claire Syler discuss their collaboration on The Green Duck Lounge, a play that delves into Kansas City, Missouri’s civil rights history.