Archie K. Davis Fellowship, 2017–18
Professor Jannarone’s first book, Artaud and His Doubles (University of Michigan Press, 2010), interprets the theater of Antonin Artaud in the intellectual and political history of interwar Europe. It won Honorable Mention for the Joe A. Calloway Prize for best book in drama and theater. Her edited volume, Vanguard Performance Beyond Left and Right, examines avant-garde innovation in the service of right-wing regimes (University of Michigan Press, 2015). Her next book is Mass Performance, a cultural history that examines the phenomenon of thousands of people performing the same thing together at the same time. She has produced and directed collaboratively devised pieces, including The Odyssey (2016) and The Gynt Project (2013), with the UCSC Theater Arts and Digital Arts and New Media programs.
- Yale School of Drama, 2000 D.F.A., Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism Program
- Yale School of Drama, 1996 M.F.A. with Honors, Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism Program
- Emory University, 1993 B.A., English and Theater. Summa cum laude.
Honors and Awards
- Beinecke Fellow, Yale Repertory Theater (2015-16)
- Gary D. Licker Memorial Chair, Cowell College (2012-16)
- Joe A. Callaway Prize, Honorable Mention (2012). For the best book on drama or theater published during the previous two years by an American author. Awarded for Artaud and His Doubles.
- ASTR Essay Prize, Honorable Mention (2012). For the best essay on theater research written and published in a scholarly journal or volume. Awarded for “Audience, Mass, Crowd: Theaters of Cruelty in Interwar Europe.”
- Camargo Foundation Fellowship (2009)
- Gerald Kahan Scholar’s Prize, best essay in theater studies by a younger scholar, awarded by ASTR (2006)
- NHC Conversations with Scholars series: “A Cast of Thousands: Exploring the Phenomenon of Mass Performance” at Chapel Hill Public Library, March 31, 2018.
- Vanguard Performance Beyond Left and Right (Editor). University of Michigan Press (2015). Reviewed in Theatre Journal, TDR, and Contemporary Theatre Review
- Debâcles, by Marion Aubert. Translated from the French with Erik Butler. Yale Cabaret. Dir. Elizabeth Dinkova. World premiere production. (2017)
- Jannarone, Kimberly. “Choreographing Freedom: Mass Performance in the Festivals of the French Revolution.” TDR: The Drama Review 61, no. 2 (2017): 117–39.
- Jannarone, Kimberly. “Mass Performance, Outside and Inside the Democratic National Convention, August 1968.” In The Sixties, Center Stage: Mainstream and Popular Performances in a Turbulent Decade, edited by James Harding and Cindy Rosenthal, 343–66. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2017.
- Jannarone, Kimberly. “From Edge to Center and Back Again: Firmin Gémier and the Invention of People’s Theater in France.” In Preservation, Radicalism, and the Avant-Garde Canon, edited by Rebecca Ferreboeuf, Fiona Noble, and Tara Plunkett, 87–110. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
- Jannarone, Kimberly. Vanguard Performance Beyond Left and Right. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2015.
- Jannarone, Kimberly. Artaud and His Doubles. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2010.
- Jannarone, Kimberly. “Audience, Mass, Crowd: Theatres of Cruelty in Interwar Europe.” Theatre Journal 61, no. 2 (2009): 191–211.