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Maia Kinney-Petrucha

Maia Kinney-Petrucha recently received her BA in Cognitive Science and Theater from Hampshire College. She’s been involved in theatre for as long as she can remember, as a performer, writer, director, designer, stage manager, and educator. Her undergraduate work focused on the intersection of science and art, and the neurological benefits of theatre. She currently resides in Massachusetts, where she plans to continue her research and creative enterprises.

“The Play’s the Thing”
Essay

“The Play’s the Thing”

Is Theatre our Ideal Empathy Workout?

27 August 2017

Maia Kinney-Petrucha examines the theoretical and applied science of creating empathy through theatre