• Benjamin Gillespie


    Benjamin Gillespie is a doctoral candidate in theatre and performance at The Graduate Center, CUNY. His research explores aging and late style in New York's downtown contemporary experimental performance scene. Benjamin is Assistant Editor of PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art and he teaches theatre and performance at institutions across New York City. His articles and reviews can be found in Theatre Journal, Theatre Survey, Modern Drama, PAJ, Performance Research, Theatre Research in Canada, Canadian Theatre Review, and a number of anthologies.  

    Recent Publications:

    Benjamin Gillespie, "Detonating Desire: Mining the Untapped Potential of Ageing in Split Britches' Unexploded Ordnances (UXO)," Performance Research 24.2 (Special issue On Ageing) (Forthcoming March 2019). 

    Current Courses:

    Foundations of World Theater (Spring 2019)