Allison Hedges is a PhD candidate in theatre and performance studies, focusing on theatre history. She earned her MLA in ancient studies from the University of Pennsylvania, and received her BA in drama and theatre studies from New York University. Allison’s doctoral research examines the historiography of ancient Egyptian drama across the fields of theatre history, performance studies, and Egyptology, seeking new perspectives on the origins of theatre. Her adaptation and staging of The Triumph of Horus for the TDPS Second Season in December 2019 marked the first theatrical public performance of this ancient Egyptian play in the United States. Allison completed the Certificate Program in Museum Scholarship and Material Culture through the Department of Anthropology in 2019.
Q-Mars Haeri and Allison Hedges awarded Ann G. Wylie Dissertation Fellowships
The fellowships will support the completion of their dissertations.
School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies
Ph.D. candidates Q-Mars Haeri and Allison Hedges were awarded Ann G. Wylie Dissertation Fellowships for the semester of their choice in the next academic year, 2020-21. These fellowships will support the completion of their dissertations.