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Theater educator

Alisa Roost, American theater educator. Member of Middle Eastern Studies Association, American Society Theatre Research, Association for Theater in Higher Education (conference coordinator 1999—2001, talent coordinator 2005-2007).

Background

Roost, Alisa was born on November 9, 1971 in San Francisco, California, United States. Daughter of Eric Robert-Tissiot Roost and Anna Lyons-Roost.

Education

Bachelor, University California, Santa Cruz, 1992. Master of Arts, University Illinois, Urbana, 1995. Master of Public Health, City University of New York Graduate Center, 1998.

Doctor of Philosophy, City University of New York Graduate Center, 2001.

Career

Graduate teaching fellow City University of New York, 1997—1998, writing fellow, 1999—2000. Visiting artist acting and directing Winthrop University, 2001—2002. Assistant professor theatre Monmouth College, Illinois, 2002—2006.

Assistant professor John Jay College Criminal Justice, New York, since 2006.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Director: (staged reading) The Choice, 1997, (musical) Flahooley, 1998. (plays) Bloomer Girl, 2000. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of Middle Eastern Studies Association, American Society Theatre Research, Association for Theater in Higher Education (conference coordinator 1999—2001, talent coordinator 2005-2007).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Ice skating.

Connections

father:
Eric Robert-Tissiot Roost

mother:
Anna Lyons-Roost