Professor of Theatre

Djola Branner

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Hampshire College Professor Djola Branner
Djola Branner
Professor of Theatre
Interdisciplinary Arts
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Djola Branner
Emily Dickinson Hall 28
413.559.5511
Djola Branner, professor of theatre, received his B.A. from the University of California at Santa Cruz, his M.A. from San Francisco State University, and his M.F.A. from the New School for Drama (formerly known as Actors Studio Drama School).

Branner's interdisciplinary work, which combines music, movement, and text as language, explores the broad gray area between performance art and theatre, and gives voice to individuals historically absent from the stage. He has presented throughout the U.S. and abroad, contributed to such anthologies as Voices Rising, Colored Contradictions, and Staging Gay Lives, and published one book of collected plays entitled sash & trim. He has taught dance, acting, and dramatic writing at Macalester College, the University of Minnesota, and the American Musical and Dramatic Academy.

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