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Priscilla Page

Lecturer | Dramaturgy

Priscilla Page

pmpage@theater.umass.edu

Fine Arts Center, Rm 107

Administrator, Multicultural Cultural Theater Practice Certificate 
B.A. California State University Hayward
Advanced Certificate in Feminist Studies, University of Massachusetts
M.F.A. University of Massachusetts, Dramaturgy

Priscilla Page is a writer and dramaturg as well as a senior lecturer in the Department of Theater at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where she teaches the multicultural theater curriculum and serves a member of the dramaturgy faculty. She also serves as the coordinator for the Multicultural Theater Certificate. Her research agenda includes Latina/o Theater and Contemporary Native American Performance. She is currently working on Latina/o theater history in Chicago. She is a member of the Latino Theater Commons and LMDA.

She worked as the program curator at New WORLD Theater, a professional, non-­-profit multicultural theater in residence at UMass Amherst, for five years. Her duties included serving as the resident dramaturg, overseeing all archival and documentation efforts and managing the Asian American Women Playwrights Archive. Her producing/dramaturgy credits include My Bronx, written and performed by Terry Jenoure; sash & trim, written and performed by Djola Branner and directed by Laurie Carlos; Crossing the Waters, Changing the Air, written and directed by Ingrid Askew; and Lydia on the Top Floor, also written and performed by Terry Jenoure, directed by Linda McInerney. She has also worked closely with playwright Migdalia Cruz and her essay “My World Made Real” is published in Cruz’s anthology El Grito Del Bronx, No PassPort Press, 2010.