Perform in English and Hoike in Hawaiian Language. Sit in English and Noho in Hawaiian Language. Release in English and Hookuu in Hawaiian Language. Dance in English and Haa in Hawaiian Language. Hide in English and Pee in Hawaiian Language. Memorize in English and Hoopaanaau in Hawaiian Language. Touch in English and Hoopa in Hawaiian Language. Sing in English and Mele in Hawaiian Language. Appear in English and Oili in Hawaiian Language. Dive in English and Luu in Hawaiian Language. Crawl in English and Kolo in Hawaiian Language. Dance in English and Hula in Hawaiian Language. Balance in English and Kaulike in Hawaiian Language. Bellow in English and Kuo in Hawaiian Language. Breathe in English and Hanu in Hawaiian Language. Extend in English and Hoonui in Hawaiian Language. Embrace in English and Puliki in Hawaiian Language. Flinch in English and Kuemi in Hawaiian Language. Sit in English and Noho in Hawaiian Language. Release in English and Hookuu in Hawaiian Language. Dance in English and Haa in Hawaiian Language.
Hide in English and Pee in Hawaiian Language. Memorize in English and Hoopaanaau in Hawaiian Language. Touch in English and Hoopa in Hawaiian Language. Sing in English and Mele in Hawaiian Language. Appear in English and Oili in Hawaiian Language. Dive in English and Luu in Hawaiian Language. Crawl in English and Kolo in Hawaiian Language. Dance in English and Hula in Hawaiian Language. Balance in English and Kaulike in Hawaiian Language. Bellow in English and Kuo in Hawaiian Language. Breathe in English and Hanu in Hawaiian Language. Extend in English and Hoonui in Hawaiian Language. Embrace in English and Puliki in Hawaiian Language. Flinch in English and Kuemi in Hawaiian Language.

PhD Research: Theatre and Performance Studies

Recent dissertations in Theatre and Performance Studies 

Alex Rogals (2022)

Locale, Liminality, & Legitimacy in Contemporary Sagi kyōgen: Conceptualizing Tradition Outside Kyōgen’s Professional World (Advisor: Dr. Julie A. Iezzi) Asian Theatre

 

Jennifer M. Yoo (2022)

Monstrous Wives, Murderous Lovers, and Dead Wet Girls: Examining the Feminine Vengeful Ghost in Japanese Traditional Theatre and Horror Cinema (Advisor: Dr. Julie A. Iezzi) Asian Theatre

 

Alex Munro (2021)

Transforming Novice Learners into Experts through Performance, Reproduction, and Representation: A Performance Studies Analysis of High-Fidelity Simulation in Healthcare Education (Advisor: Dr. Markus Wessendorf) Performance Studies

Current position: Program Manager, HealthCAST, UHM School of Nursing

alexmunro.com

 

Yan Ma (2020)

Gendering Male Dan: Jingju Male Cross-Gender Performers and Performance in the Post-Cultural Revolution Era (Advisor: Dr. Elizabeth Wichmann-Walczak) Asian Theatre

Current position: 2022-23 Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in Chinese Performance Cultures at the Washington University in St. Louis

ealc.wustl.edu/people/yan-ma

 

Christa Eleftherakis (2020)

Examining International-mindedness in the International Baccalaureate Theatre Program (Advisor: Dr. Kirstin Pauka) Western Theatre

 

Wei Ju-Hua (2019)

​​Kūnqǔ in Practice: A Case Study. (Advisor: Dr. Elizabeth Wichmann-Walczak) Asian Theatre

 

Wei Zhang (2018)

Estranging Contemporary China: Adaptations of Brecht’s Plays in Chinese Theatre since the Cultural Revolution (Advisor: Dr. Markus Wessendorf) Comparative Asian-Western Theatre

 

Kristina Tannenbaum (2018)

Carving Out a New Future: Wayang Kulit Craftsmanship in Central Java, Indonesia. (Advisor: Dr. Kirstin Pauka) Asian Theatre

 

 Yining Lin (2015)

The Intercultural Process of Creating Jingju Adaptations of Western Literature in the 21st Century (Advisor: Dr. Elizabeth Wichmann-Walczak) Asian Theatre

 

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