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Tanya L. Pollard


Location: 3108 Boylan Hall
Phone: 718.951.5000 x3644
Fax: 718.951.4612
Email:   Tanya L. Pollard's Web site

Tanya Pollard writes on Shakespeare and early modern drama. Her books include Greek Tragic Women on Shakespearean Stages (2017), which was awarded the Roland H. Bainton Literature Book Prize; Drugs and Theater in Early Modern England (2005), Shakespeare's Theater (2004); and four co-edited essay collections. Her edition of Ben Jonson's The Alchemist will be published by Arden Early Modern Drama (2023). She is Chair of the Council of Scholars at Theatre for a New Audience, and works with other theater companies, including the Red Bull, the Public, and the Roundabout; she has appeared in live and televised conversations with actors including Ethan Hawke, Christopher Plummer, Phylicia Rashad, James Earl Jones, Sam Waterston, F. Murray Abraham, John Douglas Thompson, and Danai Gurira, and with directors including Trevor Nunn, Greg Doran, Simon Goodwin, and Arin Arbus. Awards include a Guggenheim, a Rhodes Scholarship, an NEH Fellowship, and a Whiting Fellowship for Excellence in Teaching.

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