Jonelle Walker

Jonelle Walker
Teaching Assistant


Jonelle Walker is a second year Theatre History and Performance Studies masters student. Her research focuses on the intersections of gender, sexuality, and violence in performance, with particular interest in female practitioners and the history of staged violence. In addition to her studies, Jonelle is a freelance theatre writer, director, dramaturg, and playwright.


BAs in Theatre Arts and Literature, American University, Washington, D.C.

Professional Affiliations:

Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE), Women & Theatre Program

Representative Productions:

A Midsummer Night’s Dream and TAME., WSC Avant Bard, 2016.


Honorable Mention, 2016 ATHE Theory & Criticism Graduate Student Essay Contest