Dr. Marnie Glazier


Dr. Marnie Glazier

Theatre Arts & Cinema Faculty Lead

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K 114


Marnie Glazier is a scholar, social practice artist and playwright.  She received her MFA in Theatre from the University of Iowa in 2006, and her PhD in Theatre and Performance Studies from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale in August 2012.  Her work is deeply embedded in environment, interdisciplinarity, & global social activism.  She has produced and directed original/ensemble work in New York City, Minneapolis, and smaller urban communities in the northeast and midwest United States.  She has directed a number of productions for the academic theatre, has taught theatre, writing, and communications for over ten years and draws extensively from her cross-disciplinary background in the development of new works and in the reinterpretation of existing forms.  Her plays have been produced in a number of small venues in New York and other US cities, and have appeared in such anthologies as the upcoming Theatre Introduced by Anne Fletcher and Scott Irelan.  Her scholarly writing has been presented at numerous conferences and published in the Community College Moment, Laconics, and the Texas Theatre Journal, and recent performances include: The Path, at The Western Stage Springfest.   Her work is deeply embedded in arts and social entrepreneurship and at Hartnell she has worked to help build bridges locally and globally through theatre and video production, and is currently working with collaborators to develop the Salinas Arts & Innovation Hub.