Andrea Gunoe

  • PhD Student

Andrea Gunoe is a PhD candidate in Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Pittsburgh where she is working on her dissertation March of Militarism: Contemporary European Nationalism through Military Spectacle

She received her MA in Theatre History from Brigham Young University. 

In addition to performance in the military, Andrea’s areas of scholarly interest include gender and masculinity, affect, and trauma. Andrea is an award winning teacher and is passionate about the many students she has taught over the last 12 years on the roller coaster of adjuncting and grad school. Andrea is also a director, choreographer, and dramaturg and is drawn to movement-based feminist pieces. Some of her directing credits include a reconception of Wilde’s An Ideal Husband at Brigham Young University, The Verge by Susan Glaspell, and Charm by Kathleen Cahill for University of Pittsburgh Stages. Andrea directs several children’s Shakespeare productions a year at Idaho Shakespeare Festival and has worked with Boston’s Open Theatre Project.

Research Interest Summary

Trauma and Violence in Performance

Education & Training

  • MA, Theatre History, Brigham Young University
  • BA, Theatre Arts, Brigham Young University