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Maya Cantu

A dramaturg, scholar, teacher, and historian of wide-ranging interests, Dr. Maya Cantu earned her Doctor of Fine Arts degree in Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism in 2014 at Yale School of Drama, where she previously received her MFA. She teaches on the Drama faculty of Bennington College.

Theatre History Podcast # 2

Theatre History Podcast # 2

Like a Boss: 1940s Musicals and the “Boss Lady” with Maya Cantu

29 August 2016

Maya Cantu and Michael Lueger discuss how the musicals of the 1940s saw the emergence of a new figure: the “boss lady.”