- Professor, Theatre and Performance
- Ph.D. in Drama, New York University.
Major publications include: The World of Theatre: Tradition and Innovation, Allyn and Bacon, 2006; Apostles of Silence: The Modern French Mimes, Fairleigh Dickenson University Press, 1985; Free to Act: An Integrated Approach to Acting Allyn & Bacon, 2004, 2ed.; and "Circus Techniques and the Actor's Craft" in The Drama Review, March 1972; THINK THeatre, Pearson 2013, Korean translation, Sigma Press 2014. She is the American Consultant Editor of the Bloomsbury Theatre Guide. Specializations: Modern European Drama and Theatre; Theories and Techniques of Acting.