Rebecca Worley
Assistant Department Head and Associate Professor of History, Theory and Criticism

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Performing Arts Center 105
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College Major
Acting and Directing
Year Graduated

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Theatre History, Southern Illinois University, dissertation in progress
  • M.F.A, Performance and Pedagogy, Texas Tech University, 2006
  • B.F.A, Acting and Directing, Texas Tech University, 2001

Research Interests

  • Theatre pedagogy
  • Dramaturgy
  • Feminist theory/theatre
  • Political theatre
  • Protest as performance
  • South American theatre
  • Rhetoric of Place in performance

Professional Organizations

Selected Publications

  • Worley, Rebecca. “Betwixt and Between History and Memory: Liminality and the Madres de la Plaza de Mayo.” Texas Theatre Journal, vol.13, 2017, pp. 1-15.
  • Worley, Rebecca. “'Walking with Memory': The Pedagogy and Praxis of Embodied Memory.” METHODS: A Journal of Acting Pedagogy, vol. 2, 2016, pp. 19-40.
  • Worley, Rebecca. “Marat/Sade: The Evolution of Revolution.” Texas Theatre Journal, vol. 3, 2007, pp. 35-46.
  • Worley, Becca. “Exercise 21: Devised Theatre (a longer project),” 35 and “Exercise 42: Walking with Memory,” 79 in Fletcher, Anne, and Scott R. Irelan. Experiencing Theatre. Indianapolis: Focus, 2015.
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