Laura Levin

Laura Levin is Associate Professor of Theatre at York University and is cross-appointed to the Graduate Programme in Communication and Culture. She is Editor in Chief of Canadian Theatre Review and Vice President of Canadian Association for Theatre Research. Her research and teaching focus on contemporary theatre and performance art; performing gender and sexuality; site-specific and immersive performance; performance and urban space; digital and intermedial performance; and disciplinary genealogies in performance. She is Editor of Conversations Across Borders (Seagull), Theatre in Toronto (Playwrights Canada) as well as several other journal issues on performance and public space. She is completing a monograph on camouflage as a performance strategy entitled Performing Ground: Space, Identity, and the Art of Blending In (Palgrave, forthcoming). She chaired the 2006 Canadian Association for Theatre Research conference, “Performing the City” and the 2010 Performance Studies international conference, “Performing Publics.” She has worked as a director, actor, and dramaturg on a number of North American productions, and participated in transnational research-creation projects that explore intersections of performance, geography, and digital technologies.