Loyola University Maryland

Department of Fine Arts

Faculty Work

Dr. Natka Bianchini


Samuel Beckett’s Theatre in America: The Legacy of Alan Schneider as Beckett’s American Director. New Interpretations of Beckett in the 21st Century. New York: Palgrave Macmillan Press, February 2015.

“Bare Interiors, Chicken Wire Cages and Subway Stations: Re-thinking Beckett’s Response to the ART Endgame in Light of Earlier Productions,” in Samuel Beckett’s Endgame, edited by Mark S. Byron. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2007, 121-143.

Mabou Mines: Making Avant Garde Theatre in the 1970s, by Iris Smith Fischer, Theatre Survey 54 (May 2013), 313-315.

Conference Presentations:

“Towards the Definition of Tragedy: Albee and The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?” Comparative Drama Conference, Baltimore, MD, March 2015.

“The Triangle Problem: Teaching Theatre History to a Mixed Audience,” Mid-America Theatre Conference, Cleveland, OH, March 2014.

“Remember That Time? Samuel Beckett Premieres at Arena Stage,” American Theatre and Drama Society panel for the Association for Theatre in Higher Education, Orlando, FL, August 2013.

Service to the Field:

Vice President, The Edward Albee Society

Editorial Board, The Edward Albee Review

Recent Production Work:

 Rhinoceros, Ionesco                                     Loyola University                                                 2015

Cabaret, Kander and Ebb                             Loyola University                                                 2014

Waiting for Godot, Beckett                           Loyola University                                                 2013

Peggy Sell

Peggy Sells

This 2007 graduate fuses her passion for art history with her desire to make art accessible at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art in Fort Worth, Texas

Art History
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Academic Opportunities

Waiting in the wings

Student troupes explore the world of theater, and gain production experience, and bring classic and contemporary works to life on Loyola's stage.