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Helen Richardson

Professor and PIMA Director

Location: 312 Whitehead Hall
Phone: 718.951.5000 x1994
Fax: 718.951.4226

Research on theater in the age of globalization, the Théâtre du Soleil and collaborative creation. Published various chapters on the Théâtre du Soleil. Working on an online Global Theatre History book for Routledge. Adaptation of Jarry's Ubu Trilogy, UBU ®, a satire on contemporary US politics, published by Samuel French, 2015. Trained with Mnouchkine and Sotigui Kouyaté of the Peter Brook Company. Served as Artistic Director of the Stalhouderij Theatre Company, Amsterdam, an international ensemble of actors. Her production of A Midsummer Night's Dream was listed among the best productions of the year by Amsterdam newspapers, and The Game, by Venezuelan playwright Mariella Romero, was cited by Amsterdam's City Life, now Time Out, as the best production in the Netherlands, 1992. Artistic director of Global Theatre Ensemble, commissioned by the UN to create a play for International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, 2008.

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