Elizabeth E. Tavares
Elizabeth E. Tavares, PhD (@ElizETavares) is assistant professor of English with the Hudson Strode Program in Renaissance Studies at the University of Alabama. Specializing in early English drama, her research foci include playing companies, theatre history, and Shakespeare in performance. Through the support of grants and fellowships from the NEH, Mellon Foundation, societies for Theatre Research and Renaissance Studies, as well as the Newberry, Folger, and Huntington libraries, this work has won prizes from the Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society and Illinois Humanities Research Institute. Currently completing a book tentatively titled Playing the Repertory in Early Modern England, Tavares’s scholarship and performance reviews have appeared in or are forthcoming from Early Theatre, Shakespeare, Shakespeare Bulletin, Shakespeare Studies, The Map of Early Modern London, Notes & Queries, and Hybrid Pedagogy, among others. Dramaturgy credits include a three-woman “Macbeth” at Portland Center Stage; consultancy with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Back Room Shakespeare Project, and Original Practice Shakespeare Festival; and blog series for Artists Repertory Theatre.
The University of Alabama