Bradley Rogers

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Assistant Professor of Theater Studies

Bradley Rogers (Ph.D., Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley) is Assistant Professor of Theater Studies and Director of the Duke in London Drama program. 

His work focuses on musical theatre and on performance theory, with research interests in the relationship between theater, film, and new media; gender and sexuality; the relationships between visuality and aurality; and American theatre and performance.

In 2015, he was a John W. Kluge Research Fellow at the Library of Congress, where he researched the musical theatre career of Rouben Mamoulian.  Several articles are forthcoming, including a chapter on musicals in an Oxford Handbook; a review of John Doyle's production of Allegro, and a review of Carol Oja's Bernstein Meets Broadway:  Collaborative Art in a Time of War.

Education

  • Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley 2010

Rogers, B. "The Interpellations of Interpolation, or The Disintegrating Female Musical Body." Camera Obscura 67 (2008): 88-111. (Academic Article)

Rogers, B. "Redressing The Black Crook: The Dancing Tableau of Melodrama." Modern Drama 55: 476-496. (Academic Article)