Anna Dulba-Barnett

College of Visual and Performing Arts Dean bruce d. mcclung has announced the appointment of Anna Dulba-Barnett as Lecturer in Theatre History/Dramaturgy. 

Dulba-Barnett is a theatre scholar, educator, and dramaturg. She coauthored and coedited Listen/Éist: Documentary Theatre Monologues from The Gathering: Collected Oral Histories of the Irish in Montana, a devised, verbatim project documenting the stories of Irish immigrants living in Montana. Her publishing credits also include the article “Performing Possible Worlds into Being: Indigenous Performance of Resilience and Strength,” in which she analyzes the work of two Native playwrights: Mary Kathryn Nagle’s Sliver of a Full Moon and Marie Clements’s Tombs of the Vanishing Indian. She also served as a Literary Assistant for Native Voices at the Autry’s 2012 Playwrights Retreat and 14th Annual Festival of New Plays. 

Her select dramaturgical work includes A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen, University of Oregon; Happy by Robert Caisley, Montana Repertory Theatre; Pentecost by David Edgar, University of Montana; and Du, University of Montana. 

As a theatre educator, Dulba-Barnett is passionate about fueling students’ curiosity and expanding their knowledge of the theatre’s rich past, so they can find their own vision and identity as theatre artists. 

Dulba-Barnett received her PhD from the University of Oregon, MA from the University of Montana, and BA from Jagiellonian University.