Term Assistant Teaching Professor
SpecialtiesHistory, Theory, and Criticism
Research InterestsMusical Theatre History
BiographyStacey Stewart teaches Musical Theatre History and serves as Outreach Specialist for FTT. She holds a Ph.D. in Theatre and Performance Studies from the University of Maryland, College Park, an M.A. in Theatre History, Literature, and Criticism from The Ohio State University, and a B.A. in English and Theatre from the University of Notre Dame. Before returning to Notre Dame in 2012, she spent nine years at Arena Stage in Washington, D.C., where she worked in the ticketing, executive, and development departments before serving as Director of Education, Schools & Professional Development. In that role, she directed the Student Playwrights Project, an in-school arts education program that reached up to 800 young people each year; she also served as director of Arena’s Allen Lee Hughes Fellows and Interns program and as staff liaison for the Actors Arena, a professional development and community-building program for D.C. professional actors. In addition to handling FTT’s communications and outreach, including marketing, media relations, publications, website, and social media, as well as event coordination and promotion, Stacey directs the Michiana Young Playwrights Project, which annually brings playwriting workshops to area middle and high school students.
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