Hollingshaus, WadeDepartment Chair, Associate Professor

    Name: Wade Hollingshaus

    Title:  Department Chair, Associate Professor

    Email:  wadeh@byu.edu

    Division:  AdministrationTheatre Arts Studies

    Office:  D-581 D HFAC

    Phone:  (801) 422-7768 for appointments

    Profile: Wade Hollingshaus serves as the department chair of the Theatre and Media Arts Department. He is a member of TMA’s Critical Studies faculty and the head of Dramaturgy Studies. He is also a member of the BYU Honors Faculty and an affiliate faculty with BYU’s Scandinavian Studies program. His work has been published in Theatre TopicsTheatre Journal, Review: The Journal of DramaturgyScandinavian Studies, and The Journal of Finnish Studies. He is the author of Philosophizing Rock Performance: Dylan, Hendrix, Bowie (2013) and is currently working on a new book project on Peter Gabriel and theatricality. He serves as a Core Convener for the international Performance Philosophy network and as the liaison between the American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR) and the Theatre Library Association (TLA).


    • BA, Theatre Education (Honors), Brigham Young University, 1998
    • MA, Scandinavian Studies, University of Washington, 2001
    • PhD, Theatre History/Theory/Criticism, University of Minnesota, 2008


    Courses Taught

    • TMA 115 Introduction to Performance Studies
    • TMA 201 Dramatic Performance: Antiquity to Renaissance
    • TMA 202 Dramatic Performance: Renaissance to Present
    • TMA 236 Directing Fundamentals
    • TMA 316/636 Theatre Teaching
    • TMA 380/580 Dramaturgy: Theory & Practice
    • TMA 395 Dramatic Literature: Social Criticism and Its Re/presentation, Part I
    • TMA 396 Dramatic Literature: Social Criticism and Its Re/presentation, Part II
    • TMA 397 Dramatic Literature: Social Criticism and Its Re/presentation, Part III
    • TMA 443R Writer/Dramaturgy/Actor Workshop
    • TMA 600 Theater History/Theory 1
    • TMA 690 Intro to Grad Studies
    • FINN 340 Finnish Literature
    • UNIV 291 Being Mortal: The Search for the Good Life

    Curriculum Vitae

    Wade Hollingshaus CV

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