Kristin A. Barbour

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Theatre
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Contact Information
Phone: 724-450-1560
Email: kabarbour@gcc.edu

Kristin A. Barbour

Education

  • B.A, Northwestern College
  • M.A., University of Kansas
  • Ph.D., Kent State University

Affiliations

  • Association for Theatre in Higher Education

Areas of Expertise

  • Dramatic Literature
  • Theatre History
  • Costume Design

Courses Taught

  • HUMA 202 – Civilization and Literature
  • THEA 261 – Stagecraft
  • THEA 262 – Design for the Theatre
  • THEA 290 – Introduction to the Theatre

Selected Research

  • Shifting perceptions of time and history in European narrative and performance from the 17th to the 19th century.
  • The semiotics of the visual, particularly of the body and fashion, as they intersect with narrative and text in theatrical performance.

Professional Experience

  • Instructor in English and Theatre – Presbyterian Bible College, Hsin Chu, Taiwan – 1982-83
  • Guest Costume designer – Northwestern College, Orange City, IA – 1983, 84
  • Stitcher – Lamb’s Player’s Theatre, San Diego California – 1986, 87
  • Stitcher – Old Globe Theatre, San Diego California – Fall 1986
  • Adjunct Professor – Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA - Fall 1994
  • Adjunct Professor – Northwestern College, Orange City, IA- Spring 1995

Hobbies/Interest

  • Reading
  • Singing in my church choir
  • Dance

You might be surprised to know

  • I’m still actively taking dance class.

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