Robert Chip Crane
PhD in Theatre and Performance Studies, University of Pittsburgh, 2013
MA in Theatre History and Criticism, University of Pittsburgh, 2005
BA in Theatre Studies, Georgia State University, 2001
Russian Fairy Tales
“Nikita Arzhakov’s Sniper Sakha” (Film Review). KinoKultura 38 (Oct. 2012)
“Mask and Soul at the Taganka Theatre” (Performance Review). Theatre Journal 64.2 (May 2012). 275-277.
“Irina Makaryk and Virlana Tkacz, eds. Modernism in Kyiv: Jubilant Experimentation” (Book Review). Theatre Journal 64.3 (Oct. 2012). 471-473.
“Andrei Malaev-Babel. The Vakhtangov Sourcebook” (Book Review). Theatre Topics 22.2 (Sept. 2012). 201-202.
“The Performance Historian as Cold Case Detective: Reopening Nikolai L'vov’s Investigation of the Blue Blouse Movement.” Performing Arts Resources 28: A Tyranny of Documents: The Performance Historian as Film Noir Detective. Stephen Johnson. Ed. 2011. 225-232.
“Between Factography and Ethnography: Sergei Tretiakov’s Roar, China!.” Text and Presentation 2010. Kiki Gounaridou, ed. Jefferson, NC: McFarland 2010. 41-53.
Soviet Theatre and Cinema
Ukrainian Theatre and Cinema
Georgian Silent Cinema
National Culture and Imperial Culture
Theatre and Geography
Representative Conference Presentations
“A Soviet Comedy of Errors: Class and Identity in the First Soviet Musical.” Comparative Drama Conference. Baltimore, April 2013.
“Russian Theatre and the Myth of Europe.” Mid-America Theatre Conference. St. Louis, March 2013.
“Border Crossing, Soviet Theatre, and the Archive.” Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies Convention. New Orleans, November 2012.
“From Kamchatka to Georgia: Mobilizing the Blue Blouse Movement Across the Multiethnic Soviet State.” American Society for Theatre Research. Nashville, November 2012.
“The Moscow Repertoire: Embodying the Past on the Contemporary Stage.” University of Pittsburgh Summer Language Institute Lecture Series. Pittsburgh, July 2012.