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Travis Curtright

[email protected] | Scholar and Author  •  Ave Maria, FL, US

Travis Curtright is the Chair of Humanities and Liberal Studies at Ave Maria University. He has a doctorate in Literature from the University of Dallas and professional training from the American Shakespeare Center and the historic Second City in Chicago. He is also Professor of Humanities and Literature at Ave Maria, as well as Editor for Moreana: A Journal of Thomas More and Renaissance Studies and fellow for the Center for Thomas More Studies at the University of Dallas.


Travis is an accomplished author, having written such highly-praised works as The One Thomas More and Shakespeare's Dramatic Persons. He was also the co-Editor of Shakespeare's Last Plays: Readings in Literature and Politics.


Travis is also the Director of a diverse group of young actors through the Shakespeare in Performance minor of studies at Ave Maria University. Here, he leads a team of actors as they explore early modern acting styles while incorporating elements of modern music and dance into the program. Travis and his wife, Mary Curtright, also run the Shakespeare in Performance Camp, which allows young actors a chance to work with the Shakespeare in Performance Troupe and perform one of two productions - a Midsummer Night's Dream and As You Like It.


Experience

Chair of Humanities and Liberal Studies

Travis Curtright is the Chair of Humanities and Liberal Studies at Ave Maria University.

Editor of Moreana: A Journal of Thomas More and Renaissance Studies

Travis Curtright is the Editor of Moreana: A Journal of Thomas More and Renaissance Studies.

Fellow, Center for Thomas More Studies, University of Dallas

Travis Curtright is a Fellow at the Center for Thomas More Studies at the University of Dallas.

Education

The University of Dallas

Doctor of Philosophy

Videos

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Dr. Travis Curtright Presents Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing

This video introduces the themes of love and friendship in Much Ado and accompanies Dr. Curtright's essay on the same subject for the 2018 conference at the Pontifical University of Santa Croce in Rome, Italy on "Educating young people about love and friendship through the classics."

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Dr. Travis Curtright talks about NEW theatre at Ave Maria University

Shakespeare In Performance investigates early modern acting styles, thrust stages practices, and how an acting troupe cooperates and functions in the preparation and performance of plays. We are not just a troupe but a community of artists: Our shows are unique because of how we collaborate together and include contemporary music and dance.

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It's Ave: Shakespeare in Performance

In this segment Dr. Travis Curtright, director of AMU's Shakespeare Troupe, joins President Towey to discuss Shakespeare in Performance at Ave Maria.

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Map | Ave Maria, Florida

Ave Maria, Florida, is a college town near Immokalee and Naples.

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