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Tracy C. Davis

Tracy C. Davis is Barber Professor of Performing Arts at Northwestern University

Tracy C. Davis's has published Actresses as Working Women: Their Social Identity in Victorian Culture (1991); George Bernard Shaw and the Socialist Theatre (1994); Playwriting and Nineteenth-Century British Women (1999); Her books and edited collections include Actresses as Working Women: Their Social Identity in Victorian Culture (1991); George Bernard Shaw and the Socialist Theatre (1994); Playwriting and Nineteenth-Century British Women (1999); The Economics of the British Stage, 1800-1914 (2000); Theatricality (2003); The Performing Century: Nineteenth-Century Theatres History (2007); The Broadview Anthology of Nineteenth-Century British Performance (2011); "Uncle Tom's Cabins: the Transnational History of America's Most Mutable Book (2018); and The Routledge Companion to Theatre and Performance Historiography (forthcoming). She is General Editor of the six-volume study A Cultural History of Theatre; editor of the monograph series Cambridge Studies in Theatre and Performance Theory (Cambridge UP); and co-editor of the monograph series Transnational Theatre Histories (Palgrave).

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Teaching Performing Arts During the Pandemic
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Teaching Performing Arts During the Pandemic

23 March 2020

Tracy C. Davis talks to instructors at Northwestern University about how they are preparing to teach acting and dance—quintessentially embodied forms dependent on human-to-human observation and whole-body involvement—online.