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Brooks, Colette

Brooks, Colette

Colette Brooks
MFA, Drama, Yale University
Associate Professor of Writing

Colette Brooks is a writer who has worked extensively in the performing arts. Her literary and cultural essays have appeared in many journals, among them The New York Times, The New Republic, Partisan Review, The Georgia Review, American Theatre, and Performing Arts Journal. Her multimedia theater piece Democracy in America was produced at the Yale Repertory Theater. She has worked with director JoAnne Akalaitis as a dramaturg on the New York premieres of Request Concert, Through the Leaves, Philip Glass' opera The Photographer at BAM, and  Jean Genet's The Screens at the Guthrie Theatre. Ms. Brooks has also worked with directors Andrzej Wajda and Andrei Serban.  She has received a Rockefeller Foundation Humanities Fellowship, New York State Council on the Arts grants, and writer's residencies at Yaddo, among other awards. She has taught at Harvard University and at the Columbia University School of the Arts. She has been an Associate Artist at Center Stage and at the Yale Repertory Theater.   Brooks won the 2001 PEN/Jerard Fund Award for a distinguished nonfiction work  for her book In the City, which was published by W.W. Norton in 2001, paperback in 2002.  Brooks received an MFA from the Yale School of Drama.
Office Location:
Eugene Lang College, The New School for Liberal Arts
65 West 11th Street, Room 065
New York, NY  10011
Phone Number/Extension:
212-229-5100 x2067


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