30C Johnson Chapel
PO Box: AC# 2234
Five College Mellon Postdoctoral FellowAmherst College
Ph.D., Drama, Stanford University (2010)
B.A., Creative Writing/English, Brandeis University (2002)
Daniel Sack's research focuses on experimental performance and live art in the 20th century, modern drama, and dramatic and performance theory. Dr. Sack has published articles and performance reviews in Theatre Journal, TDR: the Drama Review, Yale's Theatre, and American Theatre magazine, where he was a contributing writer for 2009-2010. In the summer of 2011, he was a visiting scholar at the School of the Art Insitute of Chicago's Abandoned Practices program in interdisciplinary arts and co-instructor for a summer course in Scotland on contemporary performance, "Alternative Theatres: Navigating the Edinburgh Fringe" (through UMASS). He has taught courses in Performance Studies, Theatre History, Irish Drama, and American Modern and Contemporary Drama at Stanford University and the University of Massachusetts. As a director and performer, he has staged productions of plays by Howard Barker, Harold Pinter, Marguerite Duras and others, as well as devised his own original work.