William Lewis
PhD Alum

William W. Lewis, PhD in Theatre and Performance Studies, University of Colorado Boulder; MA in Theatre History and Criticism, CUNY / Hunter College;  BFA in Theatre Performance, University of Memphis.

William W. Lewis is currently Lecturer in Directing at Texas State University. He is an interdisciplinary scholar/practitioner whose work focuses on the fields of intermedial, postdramatic, and devised performance. He researches, directs, and collaborates on performance that implements site specificity, gaming, digital media, and social media to explore ethics and politics in the 21st century. Will helped found, served as the first Managing Editor and currently serves on the Advisory Board of the e-journal PARtake: The Journal of Performance as Research published through the CU Boulder Libraries and the Department of Theatre and Dance.


Recent Publications:

“Approaches to ‘Audience Centered’ Performance: Designing Interaction for the iGeneration” in New Directions in Teaching Theatre Arts, eds. Anne Fliotsos and Gail Medford (New York: Palgrave), 2018.

Performing ‘Posthuman’ Spectatorship: Digital Proximity and Variable Agencies,” Performance Research 22, no.3 (2017): 8-15

“Theatrical Reception and Shifts in Twenty-First Century Perception: A Case Study for the iGeneration” Theatre Topics 27 (2), (2017): 123-136