Grant Williams

Grant is currently teaching at Point Park University in the Theatre Department in the Conservatory of Performing Arts.

Representative Publications

“Crossing the Boundaries in Kushner and Shakespeare”—Gale Press’s Best Shakespearean Criticism of 2009

Conferences

ASTR, MATC, CDC, Theory of Mind Conference, Ohio Valley Shakespeare, Modernist Studies Association, Popular/America Culture Association

Grant has taught a wide range of courses from Intro to Performance and Basic Acting to Intro to Theatre Arts, Intro to Dramatic Arts, and Intro to Shakespeare for the Theatre Arts department. One of Grant’s teaching specialties includes Acting Pedagogy. As an actor and director at the University of Pittsburgh, Grant has appeared in Stoppard’s The Real Inspector Hound, Mee’sBig Love, Kushner’s Angels in America: Perestroika as well as directing Lee Blessing’s Eleemosynary.

Research Interest Summary

Gender studies, masculinity, avant-garde, twentieth century theatre, cultural studies.

Education & Training

  • PhD- Theatre and Performance Studies, University of Pittsburgh, 2013
  • MA - University of Pittsburgh, Theatre Arts, 2010
  • BA - Indiana University Bloomington, 2004