Lurana Donnels O’Malley

Lurana Donnels O’Malley

O’Malley received her PhD in Theatre History and Criticism from the University of Texas at Austin. Research interests: Russian and African-American theatre. Most recent book: The Dramatic Works Catherine the Great: Theatre and Politics in Eighteenth-Century Russia. O’Malley serves as director of Western Theatre and Page to Stage outreach, and as Late Night Theatre faculty co-advisor. Recent productions: Churchill’s Vinegar Tom, Williams’s A Streetcar Named Desire, Friel’s Translations, and Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!. O’Malley dances with Encore Dance Project and Nā Wāhine o Ke Kai Ola. A native of New Orleans, she is the daughter of artist Johnny Donnels.

Campus Recognitions: UHM Presidential Citation for Meritorious Teaching; Arts & Humanities Excellence in Scholarship Award