Nur Qasdina Jeeta Abdullah
M.A. in Theatre History from Illinois State University, B.A. (Hons) in Drama and Theater from Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (2004).
American Theatre and Drama Society, Shakespeare Theatre Association, Association for the Theatre in Higher Education.
2009/2010- Dramaturg for The Bluest Eye (UMD), 2007- Assistant scenic designer for Much Ado About Nothing at the Illinois Shakespeare Festival (ISU), Stage Manager for Oleana directed by Rebekah Scallet (2nd year MFA project at ISU).
Representative Publications/Research Activities:
On going doctoral dissertation, “Recapturing the essence of Shakespeare’s Plays through Original Practices: A Case Study on the Atlanta Shakespeare Company in Atlanta, Georgia, American Shakespeare Center in Staunton, Virginia and Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, Massachusetts.” Poster presentation entitled: "Merchant of Hebron: Re-imagining Shakespeare in the West Bank” at Illinois State University Graduate Research Symposium, 2007.