Beth Kurkjian, Ph.D. has published in TDR: The Drama Review, Performance Paradigm, and Women & Performance. As a dance theater artist, she has performed in works by Ken Nintzel, uliana Francis, among others, and with the GAle GAtes et al company. Kurkjian performed her own solo work in NYC at PS 122, the Ontological—Hysteric theater, Dixon Place, La Mama, and Galapagos and at the ICA and Shunt in London. She has directed at Skidmore College and choreographed dances for Barnard/Columbia theater productions. Kurkjian has choreographed a number of productions directed by Alice Reagan. A doctoral graduate of NYU’s Performance Studies department, her scholarship specializes in post-1950’s, experimental, New York-based performance.