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Joe Salvatore

NYU Steinhardt

Joe Salvatore is a Clinical Associate Professor of Educational Theatre and director of the Verbatim Performance Lab at NYU Steinhardt. His most recent project Making Gay History: Before Stonewall, a verbatim documentary theatre adaptation of Eric Marcus’s Making Gay History books and podcast series, premiered at the Provincetown Playhouse in New York City in February 2020 and is now available for licensing. In 2017, Joe collaborated with economist Maria Guadalupe (INSEAD-France), to create Her Opponent, a verbatim re-staging of excerpts of the 2016 presidential debates with gender-reversed casting (Nominee, Off Broadway Alliance Award for Best Unique Theatrical Experience). Joe’s academic writing on ethnodrama and ethnotheatre appears in The Oxford Handbook of Qualitative Research (2nd edition) and The Handbook of Arts-Based Research.