Martine Kei Green-Rogers, Dramaturg

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Martine Kei Green-Rogers, PhD.

Martine Kei Green-Rogers obtained her PhD from the Department of Theatre and Drama at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Prior to studying at UW-Madison, she received her B.A. in Theatre from Virginia Wesleyan College and her M.A. in Theatre History and Criticism from The Catholic University of America.

Her dramaturgical productions include: The Greatest with the Louisville Orchestra, Classical Theatre Company’s productions of Miss JulieThe TempestUncle VanyaThe Triumph of LoveAntigoneCandidaGhostsTartuffe, and Shylock, The Jew of Venice; productions of Radio Golf, Five Guys Named MoeBlues for an Alabama SkyGem of the OceanWaiting for GodotIphigenia in AulisSeven GuitarsThe MountaintopHome and Porgy and Bess at the Court Theatre (Chicago, IL); productions of Fences and One Man, Two Guvnors for the Pioneer Memorial Theatre; The Clean House at CATCO (Columbus, OH); HairsprayThe Book of WillShakespeare in LoveHannah and the Dread Gazebo (Research Dramaturg), UniSon(Asst. Dramaturg),The Comedy of ErrorsTo Kill A Mockingbird, The African Company Presents Richard III, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Fencesand the Play on! project translations of Comedy of Errors and The Two Noble Kinsmen for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (Ashland, OR); 10 Perfect and The Curious Walk of the Salamander as part of the Madison Repertory Theatre’s New Play Festival, and A Thousand Words as part of the WI Wrights New Play Festival.

She has also directed staged readings of Adopting Aunt Tabitha for the Alley Theatre’s HYPE program, and Venus and Adonis for the Classical Theatre Company. Last but not least, she has directed a production of Much Ado About Nothing for Kenyon College and The Brothers Size for the Ancram Opera House.

Her most recent publications include the article "Talkbacks for ‘Sensitive Subject Matter’ Productions: The Theory and Practice" in the Routledge Companion to Dramaturgyand the upcoming publication of “‘Translating’ Shakespeare: A History of The Two Noble Kinsmenthrough the University of Utah and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s Play on! Project” in Theatre History Studies.

She also was the adaptor of the Kennedy Center’s World Premiere of Jason Reynolds’ Long Way Down.

She currently teaches at SUNY New Paltz. Her research interests include violence in African American Theatre, African diaspora theatre, gender and race in American theatre, and issues of sustainability in the theatre.

She is a proud member of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) and is President of the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas (LMDA).