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Erin Mee

Erin B. Mee has directed at the Public Theater, New York Theatre Workshop, SoHo Rep, HERE, The Magic Theatre, and The Guthrie Theater in the United States; and with Sopanam in India. She is the founding artistic director of This Is Not A Theatre Company, for which she directed Pool Play (in a swimming pool), A Serious BanquetReadymade Cabaret, and Ferry Play—a smartphone play for the Staten Island Ferry. She is the author of Theatre of Roots: Redirecting the Modern Indian Stage, co-editor of Antigone on the Contemporary World Stage, co-editor of Modern Asian Theatre and Performance 1900-2000, and has written numerous articles for TDRTheatre JournalAmerican Theatre Magazine, SDC, and other journals and books. She is Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow of Dramatic Literature at NYU.

Stage Managing Immersive, Site-Specific, and Participatory Theatre
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Stage Managing Immersive, Site-Specific, and Participatory Theatre

8 March 2016

Erin Mee explores the role of stage manager and shares Stage Manager Sophia Lana Cohen’s perspective on working with This is Not a Theatre Company.

Re-Tweeting Jeremy Gable’s The 15th Line
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Re-Tweeting Jeremy Gable’s The 15th Line

11 September 2015

Professor Erin Mee discusses her decision to re-tweet Jeremy Gable’s The 15th Line and the dramaturgical questions she has for the project.

Smartphone Plays
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Smartphone Plays

a New Theatrical Genre

6 May 2015

Erin Mee discusses the emerging genre of smartphone plays.

Immersive and Interactive Performance
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Immersive and Interactive Performance

A Rasic Experience

6 March 2015

Scholar and theater practitioner Erin Mee, considers how by giving time-space to the sensoria, immersive, and interactive productions are inherently rasic.