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Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre

Will MacAdams

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Hampshire College Professor Will MacAdam
Will MacAdams
Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre
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William (Will) MacAdams
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Will MacAdams is a playwright, director, and performer who is daily inspired by his students. He has worked in theater in Indonesia, Brazil,  South Africa, Mexico and across the United States. Past projects include: a series of four community-based plays about soil, immigration, and history, created in collaboration with farmers, farm workers, and others; Peter Handke's "Kaspar," which he directed in Johannesburg at  the cusp of the post-Apartheid era; "Eye to Eye," a play about racism  and youth/police relations, created with young people and future police  officers from New Haven, CT; and two pieces about economic class and its many intersections, created by students at Hampshire College.

He is currently collaborating with a team of theater makers from Atlanta, New Orleans, and the Pioneer Valley and writing "White  Mourning," a play about whiteness, parenting, and history. Mr. MacAdams has a B.A. in theater and anthropology from Yale University and an M.F.A. in theater directing from Yale University. He teaches a  range of classes in acting, playwriting, directing, and theater for  social change.

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