Faculty Bio

Gabrielle Cody

Professor of Drama on the Mary Riepman Ross '32 Chair and Chair of Drama

Gabrielle H. Cody is a Professor in the Department of Drama on the Mary Riepma Ross Chair at Vassar College where she has taught since 1992. She received her M.F.A. in Directing from the University of Minnesota, and a Doctorate in Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism from Yale University. She concentrates her areas of teaching in dramatic literature, theory, and criticism, and performance studies. Cody is the author of Impossible Performances: Duras As Dramatist (NYU, New Foundations), the editor of Hardcore From the Heart: Annie Sprinkle Solo (Continuum), and the co-editor of Re:Direction, A Theoretical and Practical Guide (Routledge). She is also the co-General Editor along with Evert Sprinchorn, of The Columbia Encyclopedia of Modern Drama, (Columbia University Press) and the editor of Reading Contemporary Performance: Theatricality Across Genres with Meiling Cheng, (Routledge).