Angela (Angie) M Sweigart-Gallagher
PhD Theatre Research, Minor: Curriculum and Instruction
University of Wisconsin
MA Theatre Research
University of Wisconsin
BA English and Theatre
Mary Washington College (now University of Mary Washington)
- cum laude
- Intersection of politics and performance, Representations of American national identity in theatre and performance, Performances that address women’s reproductive rights, Federal Theatre Project, Theatre for Young Audiences
Presentations, Exhibitions, Performances and Published Work:
- Nationalism and Youth in Theatre and Performance, Co-Editor and Contributor, New York: Routledge, 2014
- PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES
- 2019 Sweigart-Gallagher, Angela and Melissa C. Thompson. "Satire as Strategy for Resistance and Persistence in A Series of Modest Pronouncements," Theory in Action, vol. 12, no. 4, April 2019, pp. 75-98.
- 2017 Sweigart-Gallagher, Angela. "Poor Piper: Academic Performances and Maternal Interruptions Made Public. "On the Maternal" a special issue of Performance Research, vol. 22, no.4 October 2017, pp. 102-104.
- 2015 Sweigart-Gallagher, Angela and Aaron C. Thomas. “The Location’s the Thing: Endstation Theatre Company and Dramaturgies of Place,” Theatre Topics, vol. 25, no. 1, March 2015, pp. 25-35.
- 2012 Sweigart-Gallagher, Angela. “John Hunter Booth’s Created Equal: A Federal Theatre Model for Patriotism.” The Journal of American Drama and Theatre, vol. 24, no.2, Spring 2012, pp. 67-88.
- 2009 Sweigart-Gallagher, Angela. “The Promise of Democracy: Imagining National Community in Paul Green’s The Lost Colony." Theatre Symposium, vol. 17, 2009, pp. 97-112.
- BOOK CHAPTERS
- 2018 Sweigart-Gallagher, Angela and Kristin Hunt. "An Ethical Balancing Act: Student Labor and Project-Based Learning," The Performing Arts as High-Impact Practice, edited by Susan Kattwinkel and Michelle Hayford, Palgrave Publishing, 2018, pp. 136-146.
- BOOK AND PLAY REVIEWS
- 2019 Sweigart-Gallagher, Angela. “Vermont Stage 2018-2019 Season,” New England Theatre Journal, in press.
- 2017 Sweigart-Gallagher, Angela. “A Review of Roe by Arena Stage, a co-production with Oregon Shakespeare,” PARtake: The Journal of Performance as Research, vol. 1, no. 2, June 2017, Article 11. Submission was peer reviewed.
- 2013 Sweigart-Gallagher, Angela. “Brewed: A Performance Review.” Theatre Journal, vol. 65, no. 3, October 2013, pp. 418-420.
- 2013 Sweigart-Gallagher, Angela. “Staging the People: Community and Identity in the Federal Theatre Project” (Book Review). By Elizabeth A. Osborne. Theatre Journal, October 2013, vol. 65, no. 3, pp. 448-449.
- 2010 Sweigart-Gallagher, Angela. “Bluest Water: A Performance Review.” Theatre Journal vol. 62, no. 2, May 2010, pp. 298-301.
- OTHER COMPETITIVELY REVIEWED WRITING
- 2020 Sweigart-Gallagher, Angela and Kristin Hunt. "Sarah Kane's Blasted." How to Teach a Play: Essential Exercises for Popular Plays, edited by Miriam Chirico and Kelly Younger, Bloomsbury Methuen Publishers, forthcoming.
- 2019 Sweigart-Gallagher, Angela and Melissa C. Thompson. "Performance Materials: All Night Check," "21st-Century Shifts in Spectatorship and Audience Research," Performance Matters, vol. 5, no. 2, in press.
- GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS
- 2019 Curriculum Development Grant, Sustainability Day, Associated Colleges, $300
- 2018 William B. Bradbury, Jr. Faculty Award, St. Lawrence University, $2000
- 2017 Faculty Research Fellowship Award, St. Lawrence University, $2000
- 2017 Crossing Boundaries Digital Initiatives Faculty Fellowship, Led by Dr. Judith DeGroat and Mr. Eric Williams-Bergen, St. Lawrence University, $1250
Regularly Taught Courses:
- PCA 107 Beginning Acting
- PCA 307 Characterization
- PCA 37 Drama for Teaching and Learning
- PCA 4068 Political Theatre and Performance
- PCA 375 Theatre, Sustainability, and the Natural World
Sample Student Projects Supervised:
- 2019 Ursula Martin, Shedding Light on Shakespeare: An Environmental Analysis and Theatrical Design, SLU Fellowship
- 2018 Gabriella Gurney, “Eco-directing Dark Water,” Independent Study
- 2019 Sarah Dobrin, "Queer Theatre and Performance," Independent Study
- Monday 2:30-3:30pm
- Wednesday 2:30-3:30pm