Tisch Drama Faculty Joe E. Jeffreys Conducts Research for Steppenwolf Theatre's 'Ms. Blakk for President'

Thursday, Nov 7, 2019

Theatre Studies Adjunct Instructor Joe E. Jeffreys served as research consultant for Tarell Alvin McCraney and Tina Landau's Ms. Blakk for President at Steppenwolf in Chicago, which explored the 1992 presidential campaign of drag activist Joan Jett Blakk. 

Additionally, in the media, Jeffreys was interviewed by BBC Radio 4 prior to the premiere of RuPaul's Drag Race UK and by WNYU about his work as a drag historian for their weekly show exploring drag culture, Category Is... 

Jeffreys is teaching a new course for Tisch Drama this spring: RuPaul's Drag Race and Its Impact.