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Michael Barnwell

Former Adjunct
Courses Taught: Art and the Brain

Michael is a theatre and film theorist and playwright. He has taught theatre courses at the Shanghail Drama Institute and studied Peking Opera in China. He has written theatre reviews for the New Yorker's "Goings on About Town," and was the recipient of a Jerome Fellowship for theatre journalism at American Theatre magazine. He was the editor of the two-volume history Memoria: Cuban Art of the 20th Century. His book Performing Utopia: The Idealized Human Body in Russian Revolutionary FIlm and Theatre is forthcoming in 2005. Currently, he is an editor and writer at an interactive agency in New York.