Marcos Steuernagel
Assistant Professor • Co-Director of Graduate Studies in Theatre & Performance Studies
Theatre • Dance

Room C236, University Theatre Building
261 UCB, Boulder CO, 80309-0261

M.A. and Ph.D. in Performance Studies, New York University
Specialization in Cinema and Video, Faculdade de Artes do Paraná, Brazil
B.A. in Theatre Directing, Faculdade de Artes do Paraná, Brazil

Marcos Davi Silva Steuernagel is Assistant Professor in the Department of Theatre & Dance, a member of the Latin American Studies Center Steering Committee, and Affiliate Faculty in Ethnic Studies and in the Digital Humanities Graduate Certificate at CU Boulder. Marcos works on the intersection of performance and politics, Brazilian and Latin American theatre and performance, and the digital humanities. He is co-editor with Diana Taylor of the trilingual digital book What is Performance Studies? and a Council Member of the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. His upcoming monograph traces the relationship between politics and aesthetics in contemporary Brazilian theatre and dance. Before joining CU Boulder, Marcos was Arts & Humanities Postdoctoral Associate at New York University Abu Dhabi, Adjunct Instructor at the departments of Drama and Performance Studies at New York University, and Instructor at the Theatre Department at Faculdade de Artes do Paraná, Brazil.

Recent Publications

Courses Taught

  • THTR 2021: Global Theatre 2: Forms of Modern Theatre & Drama
  • THTR 4059: Performance in the Latinx Americas
  • THTR 5010 : Introduction to Performance Studies
  • THTR 6009: Research & Teaching in Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies

In CU Boulder’s 2020 Research & Innovation Week, Dr. Marcos Steuernagel discusses how the stark contrast between two Brazilian presidents can shed light on issues of power and politics far beyond the borders of Brazil.