Claire Mason

Claire Mason is a transdisciplinary educator, scholar, and performer with a PhD in Interdisciplinary Theatre Studies, specializing in Theatre for Youth, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Her dissertation, Alternative Dramaturgies in Contemporary Western European TYA explored the role of agency and empowerment within the role of Material Semiotics, Postdramatic Theatre, and parallax viewership.  She was thrilled to have been a Next Generation Artist in Beijing and privileged to have created work across North America, Europe, Africa, and Asia. She has worked as a facilitator with the Oakhill Prison Humanities Project and the UWC-ISAK Japan summer school in Karuizawa. She is currently a Visiting Instructor for Purdue University’s Cornerstone Integrated Liberal Arts program.