Dassia N. Posner
Dassia N. Posner returns to Steppenwolf Theatre Company where previous credits include dramaturgy and translation work for Russian Transport and Three Sisters. Additional dramaturgy credits include Pride and Prejudice, A Flea in Her Ear, Othello, Tommy, Comedy of Errors, Galileo (Connecticut Repertory Theatre); and Endurance (Split Knuckle Theatre).Posner is Assistant Professor of Theatre at Northwestern University, where she teaches history of directing, dramaturgy, Russian theatre history and puppetry. Her co-edited book The Routledge Companion to Puppetry and Material Performance (2014) features essays by contemporary puppetry scholars and artists. Articles include “Translating into Polyphony: Creating a Dramaturgical Translation for Three Sisters at Steppenwolf,” (Theatre Topics, March 2013). She studied at the Moscow Art Theatre School and is a graduate of Tufts University and Bates College.