Marion P. Holt
Campus Affiliation: CUNY Graduate Center
Marion Peter Holt, Professor Emeritus (Theatre, Graduate Center, and Spanish, College of Staten Island). He has been a visiting professor at the Yale School of Drama, Hunter College, and Barcelona’s Institut del Teatre. Ph.D. University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign. Publications include: The Contemporary Spanish Theatre: 1949-1972 (1975), Antonio Buero-Vallejo: Three Plays (1985) (a Choice Outstanding University Press selection), DramaContemporary: Spain (1985), and Magical Places: the Story of Spartanburg’s Theatres and Their Entertainments: 1900-1950 (2004). His translations of contemporary Spanish and Catalan plays have been staged in New York and London, in Australia, and by regional and university theatres throughout the United States. Recent published translations include: José M. Rodríguez-Mendez’s Autumn Flower (2001), Sergi Belbel’s Blood (2004), Jaime Salom’s Behind the Scenes in Eden (2004), and Àngels Aymar’s Magnolia Café (2007). In 1986 he was elected a corresponding member of Spain’s Real Academia Española.