Grace Kessler Overbeke is an Assistant Professor of Theatre at Columbia College with a focus on the Comedy Writing and Performance major. Previously, she served as the Perilman Postdoctoral Fellow in Jewish Studies at Duke University. Her most recent scholarship appears in such publications as The New England Theatre Journal, Theatre Annual, Studies in American Humor and The Jewish Forward. As a dramaturg, she has worked with theatres including Adventure Stage Chicago, The Kennedy Center for Young Audiences, The Studio Theatre and the La Jolla Playhouse.
Columbia College Chicago