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Anita Gonzalez

Anita Gonzalez

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Anita Gonzalez
Professor 
Theatre Studies, Directing
Member, Central Curriculum Committee

College Theatre 110
845 257 3907
gonzalea@newpaltz.edu
www.anitagonzalez.com

Theatre One, African American Drama, Race Gender and Performance, Dance and Movement, Directing

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Anita Gonzalez (Ph.D. U of Wisconsin, 1997) is a director, writer, and educator. She has developed new work for West End Theatre, Dance Theatre Workshop, Lincoln Center Out-of Doors, and Ballet Hispanico, and written book reviews and articles about multi-cultural and international performance for Modern Drama, Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism, Radical History Review, and Dance Research Journal. She is the author of the book Jarocho’s Soul: Cultural Identity and Afro-Mexican Dance, and the forthcoming Afro-Mexico: Dancing Between Myth and Reality. Gonzalez has been an artist in residence at Rockefeller’s Bellagio Center and has won multiple awards for theater production and research including three Fulbright Senior Scholar Awards. She is an Associate Member of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers.