Kyna Hamill received her PhD in Theatre History from Tufts University and is a Senior Lecturer in Boston University's Core Curriculum and School of Theatre. She specializes in the visual culture of the Commedia dell’arte tradition. She has published articles in HowlRound, Print Quarterly, Theatre Symposium, and The Performance of Violence in Contemporary Ireland. She also edited They Fight: Classical to Contemporary Stage Fight Scenes, a collection of dramatic stage-combat scenes. Kyna is the co-founder of Two Roads Performance Projects and wrote Letters to Medford: A Play About the Past According to the Future. She also moderates the Spotlight Symposium Series at the New Repertory Theatre in Watertown.