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Senior Lecturer

Susan McCully is a scholar of feminist theatre and a dramaturg, as well as a playwright and performer. Susan is the artistic director of the IN10 festival at UMBC. She has performed her one-woman show “Cyber Becomes Electra,” at colleges and universities across the country, University of Toronto, University of Exeter and the Kolibri Pince in Budapest. In 2004, she opened the Philadelphia Gay and Lesbian Theatre Festival with her show, “Inexcusable Fantasies,” which she performs regularly in alternative theatre spaces. Her play, “Still the One” was performed at Manhattan Theatre Source and has been published by Hawarth Press (2004). At UMBC, she teaches a range of courses in theatre history, dramatic literature and works on the departmental productions in the role of dramaturg. She is a specialist in cross-gender casting and gender performance; she also teaches courses in queer theory and feminist representation for the Women’s Studies Program.

B.A. Theatre and Dance, DeSales University
M.F.A. Playwriting, The Catholic University of America
Ph.D Theatre History, Theory, & Criticism, University of Wisconsin

Contact: mccully@umbc.edu