Benjamin Gillespie

Adjunct Instructor


PhD (ABD) in Theatre & Performance, The Graduate Center, CUNY
M.Phil. in Theatre, The Graduate Center Cuny
M.A. in Theatre Studies, York University, Toronto
B.A. Dbl. Major in English and Theatre (honors) 

Theatre Studies: Theatre and Performance Studies; Theatre History and Dramatic Criticism; US, British, and Canadian Drama and Theatre History; Performance Art; Queer Studies; Gender and Sexuality Studies; Age Studies; Cultural Studies; Modern Drama

Benjamin Gillespie is a PhD candidate in Theatre & Performance at The Graduate Center, CUNY. His research explores queer aging and experimental performance and drama. For nearly a decade, Benjamin has lectured in theatre and performance across New York City. He is Assistant Editor of PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art and a fellow at the Schwartz Writing and Communication Institute at Baruch College. His articles and reviews have been published in Performance Research, Canadian Theatre Review, Theatre Journal, PAJ, Theatre Survey, Modern Drama, and Theatre Research in Canada, along with a number of edited anthologies.