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Claudia Orenstein
Position: Professor
Campus Affiliation: Hunter College
Phone: (212) 772-4642
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D. in Directing and Critical Theory, Stanford University, 1993.

Major publications include: The World of Theatre: Tradition and Innovation (Allyn and Bacon, 2005) co-author with Mira Felner; Festive Revolutions: The Politics of Popular Theater and San Francisco Mime Troupe. Series in Performance Studies (Jacksonville: University Press of Mississippi, 1999) . Specializations/description of Interest Areas: Asian Theatre with an interest in intercultural performance; Political Theatre, focusing on strategies used by political activists; puppetry and performing objects, their use historically and in relation to new technological media.