Julia Matthews, Ph.D.

Julia Matthews, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Theatre
jmatthews@albright.edu

610-921-7660

Ph.D., University of Warwick, U.K

M.Phil., University of St Andrews, Scotland

B.F.A., North Carolina School of the Arts

 

 


Biography

Julia Matthews serves as associate professor of theatre at Albright College where she teaches courses in acting, script analysis, dramatic literature, and theatre history, and directs for the Domino Players.  Julia earned her BFA in acting from the North Carolina School of the Arts, and her M.Phil. and Ph.D. in dramatic literature from the University of St Andrews and the University of Warwick, U.K.  A specialist in Renaissance drama, her work has appeared in Sixteenth Century Journal and The Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism. Julia has taught on the theatre faculties of Wesleyan College and Kennesaw State University, and worked as a dramaturg, director, and teacher with several Atlanta theatre companies. Julia has served on the national executive board of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education, the board of the Georgia Theatre Conference, the board of the Berks Arts Council, and she participates actively in the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. Also a singer of early music, Julia has performed and recorded with numerous ensembles, including New Trinity Baroque, Seattle Baroque, Atlanta Camerata, and Foothills Music Festival.

Areas of Research

Julia Matthews serves as associate professor of theatre at Albright College where she teaches courses in acting, script analysis, dramatic literature, and theatre history, and directs for the Domino Players.  Julia earned her BFA in acting from the North Carolina School of the Arts, and her M.Phil. and Ph.D. in dramatic literature from the University of St Andrews and the University of Warwick, U.K.  A specialist in Renaissance drama, her work has appeared in Sixteenth Century Journal and The Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism. Julia has taught on the theatre faculties of Wesleyan College and Kennesaw State University, and worked as a dramaturg, director, and teacher with several Atlanta theatre companies. Julia has served on the national executive board of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education, the board of the Georgia Theatre Conference, the board of the Berks Arts Council, and she participates actively in the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. Also a singer of early music, Julia has performed and recorded with numerous ensembles, including New Trinity Baroque, Seattle Baroque, Atlanta Camerata, and Foothills Music Festival.