new performance dramaturg and associate professor at Penn State University
Jeanmarie Higgins publishes widely on the intersection of performance theory and practice. Recent dramaturgy projects include Inside Ashland, or Troublemaker for the People's Light and Theatre; placed and and how to be in two places at once for AGA Collaborative; and Mamá Goose, a new bilingual Spanish/English children’s musical by Irania Patterson and Beth Murray. Her dramaturgy process for Kim Jones’s reconstruction of the lost 1935 Martha Graham solo, Imperial Gesture, is the subject of “Iconicity and the Archive,” an essay in Review: Journal of Dramaturgy. She is an associate professor in the School of Theatre at Penn State where she heads the BA in Theatre Studies and researches the relationship of performance, intimacy, and technology through the Arts & Design Research Incubator.