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PAUL WALSH

PAUL WALSH is Professor in the Practice of Dramaturg and Dramatic Criticism at the Yale School of Drama. An Enemy of the People, commissioned and first produced by Yale Repertory Theatre, is one of six plays by Ibsen that he’s translated for professional production. Other translations include August Strindberg’s A Dreamplay and his five Chamber Plays (Storm, Ghost Sonata, Pelican, Burned House, and The Black Glove) all of which were directed by Rob Melrose at Cutting Ball Theater in San Francisco. Walsh has worked as dramaturg, translator, and co-author with theatre companies across the country, including nine years as dramaturgy and director of humanities at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. Before that he worked with Theatre de la Jeune Lune in Minneapolis, where he collaborated on such award-winning productions as Children of Paradise: Shooting a Dream, Don Juan Giovanni, Germinal and The Hunchback of Notre Dame. He received a Ph.D. from the Graduate Centre for the Study of Drama at the University of Toronto.