PETER GLAZER, Department Chair and Associate Professor
Ph.D., Performance Studies, Northwestern University. Directing, Adaptation, Performance Theory, 20th Century American Theater, Commemorative Performance. Professor Glazer is a professional director and playwright whose plays, adaptations, collaborations and directing projects include Woody Guthrie’s American Song (Bay Area Drama Critics award winner at Berkeley Rep and San Jose Rep; Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations Off-Broadway at Melting Pot Theater Co.; Joseph Jefferson Award winner at Northlight Theater in Chicago), O’Carolan’s Farewell to Music (Delaware Theater Co.), Michael, Margaret, Pat & Kate (Marin Theater Co., Victory Gardens Theater), Foe, Measure for Measure, Seven Lears, and Marisol (UC Berkeley), Heart of Spain and Foe (Northwestern University), My Fair Lady (American Musical Theater of San Jose), Unidentified Human Remains and The True Nature of Love (Industrial Strength Co. at the Magic Theater). He is a member of Actors’ Equity Association, member and past Executive Board member of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, and sits on the Executive Committee of the Governing Board of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives. Publications: Radical Nostalgia: Spanish Civil War Commemoration in America (2005) and co-editor of a lost memoir, War is Beautiful: An American Ambulance Driver in the Spanish Civil War (2008).
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