Galella, Donatella

Galella, Donatella

Donatella Galella
BA, Theater & Dance and English, Amherst College
MPhil, Theatre, The Graduate Center

Donatella Galella is a PhD Candidate in Theatre at The Graduate Center, City University of New York. Her dissertation is a critical history of Arena Stage, the pioneering regional theatre of Washington, D.C., and she argues that by studying this national institution, we can better understand struggles over capital, race, and U.S. identity. She also serves as the dramaturg for Leviathan Lab, an Asian American creative studio. Donatella has written reviews for Theatre Survey, PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art, and Slavic and Eastern European Performance, and she has served on the staffs of the latter two journals. She has previously taught theater at Baruch College, speech at Brooklyn College, and English at Hostos Community College.
Courses Taught:
The Drama of Global Issues

Research Interests:
U.S. Theatre Institutions
Musical Theatre
Race and Casting
Theorizing the Nation

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