Review of A Director’s Guide to Stanislavsky’s Active Analysis, by James Thomas. SDC Journal (Forthcoming, 2019).
“Hand to the Heart: Authenticity in Preacher and Player Portraiture.” Theatre Survey 59:1 (Jan 2018).
“Scorning the Image of Virtue: The Player Nathan Field’s Letter to the Reverend Thomas Sutton, 1616." Religion and the Arts 20:3 (2016).
Frank Burch Brown--University of Chicago Divinity School and Christian Theological Seminary
Don Saliers--Emory University
Luke Timothy Johnson--Emory University
Scott Zigler (stage directing)--Indiana University, Steppenwolf, ART
Ph.D.--Art and Religion
Graduate Theological Union, 2015
In conjunction with the
University of California--Berkeley
Dissertation: "Scorning the Image of Virtue: Church and Theatre in Post-Settlement England"
M.T.S.--Theology and the Arts
Thesis: "Religious Meaning in a Theatrical Production of The Elephant Man"
B.A.--Theatre and Drama
William Worthen--Columbia University
Rossitza Schroeder--Graduate Theological Union
Christopher Ocker--San Francisco Theological Seminary and University of California--Berkeley
Devin Zuber--Graduate Theological Union
Awards & Honors
Northern Arizona University
Summer Research Grant, College of Arts & Letters, 2017 ($4000)
Sixteenth Century Society
Carl Meyer Prize, 2013
Best early modern studies paper
delivered at the yearly meeting by a
scholar who is still in graduate school or
has earned the Ph.D. in the last five years
Patricia McKee, Ph.D.
Lecturer in Comparative Religions and
(Full-time since 2016)
Mr. Field's extisting 1616 letter is a response to the Reverend Thomas Sutton's attack on his character and profession--an attack wielded from the Sunday pulpit at Field and his fellow players as they sat in the pews of their local parish church.
Artist unknown, Player Nathan Field, c 1615, oak panel, Dulwich Picture Gallery, London.