Bess Rowen, PhD
Dramatic Vision and Form
Bess Rowen, PhD is a graduate of NYU Tisch's M.A. Program in Performance Studies and specialized in feminist and gender studies in sorority identity. Bess is an Equity Membership Candidate and has studied acting at Michael Howard Studios, The Berkshire Theatre Festival, and The Gaiety School of Acting (The National Theatre School of Ireland). She has also directed, stage managed, and even done a little playwriting. Recently, she completed her Ph.D. at The Graduate Center, CUNY, with a dissertation titled: "The Lines between the Lines: Stage Directions as Fluid, Affective Collaborations between Theatre Texts and Theatre Makers."