Profile: Ian Watson

Department Chair

Department of Arts, Culture and Media, Graduate Program in American Studies

Ian Watson is Professor of Theatre and Chair of the Department of Arts, Culture and Media as well as the Coordinator of the Theatre Program. He is the author of Towards a Third Theatre: Eugenio Barba and the Odin Teatret (Routledge, 1993, 1995) and Negotiating Cultures: Eugenio Barba and the Intercultural Debate (Manchester University Press, 2002).  He edited Performer Training Across Cultures (Harwood/Routledge, 2001). He has contributed chapters to over a dozen books, and published numerous articles in journals such as New Theatre Quarterly, About Performance, The Drama Review, Issues in Integrative Studies, The Latin American Theatre Review, Asian Theatre Journal,  Latin American Theatre Review, and Gestos.  He is an Advisory Editor for New Theatre Quarterly, Theatre, Dance and Performer Training, and About Performance.