Joseph D’Ambrosi is a second year graduate student at the University of Central Florida pursuing an MA in Theatre Studies. While his primary focus lies in theatre history and criticism, his thesis explores the role of contemporary Passion Plays in postmodern society. Joe received his BA in Theatre from Messiah College in Mechanicsburg, PA. He is currently directing a production of Calderón’s Life is a Dream at the University of Central Florida, performed its intended Spanish. In addition to theatre, he loves Walt Disney World, the Harry Potter series, and Starbucks Coffee.