Jessica Riley

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Jessica Riley
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Jessica Riley
Assistant Professor

Theatre and Film

  • Theatre/Music
Areas of Expertise:
  • Canadian Drama and Theatre
  • Dramatic Literature
  • Dramaturgy
  • Theatre
  • Theatre History
Languages Spoken:
  • English
Available To:
  • Appear on radio or TV
  • Appear as a public speaker
  • Provide comment to media
  • Write articles
  • Discuss research with industry, government, and others

Dr. Jessica Riley is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Theatre and Film at The University of Winnipeg. Her research and teaching focuses on theatre history and historiography, dramaturgy, and Canadian drama.

Riley is the editor of 'A Man of Letters: The Selected Dramaturgical Correspondence of Urjo Kareda.' Her work has been published in the Cambridge Companion to Canadian Literature, Canadian Performance Histories and Historiographies, Performing the Intercultural City, Latina/o Canadian Theatre and Performance, Canadian Theatre Review, and Theatre Research in Canada.

She is currently at work on a manuscript that uses archival research to analyze the impact of new play dramaturgy as practiced by Urjo Kareda at the Tarragon Theatre.

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