Susan Russell

July 23, 2019

12:10pm; Ring Family Performing Arts Hall, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

Dr. Susan Russell is an Associate Professor in the School of Theatre at Penn State, where she teaches literature/criticism, musical theater history, and playwriting. For 25 years she was a professional actor on and off-Broadway. In 2007, she created "Cultural Conversations," which uses music, theater, dance, storytelling, and visual arts to help young people talk about social issues. She is the author of Stop the Violence, Start the Conversation and Body Language: Cultural Conversations—Reaching Out and Reaching In.