Visiting Artists 2019


Christina Masciotti is a Guggenheim Award-winning playwright of acclaimed work that has been performed all over the world. She has earned comparisons to Samuel Beckett and been described as a playwright with a "distinctive gift" by Ben Brantley of The New York Times.

Jonathan Cullen

Jonathan Cullen is an English actor of stage, film and television.


As artistic director of the Taipei-based Riverbed Theatre Company, Craig Quintero has written and directed over 40 original image-based performances, including productions at Taiwan’s National Experimental Theatre (Taipei), Theatre Mouffetard (Paris), Alte Teuerwache (Mannheim), Fritz (Stuttgart), Theatre Le Funambule (Avignon), Theatre de la Condition des Soies (Avignon), the Esplanade Studio


Jennifer Kidwell's performer-driven theater work addresses the complexities of race and notions of American history with sharp intelligence and wry humor.


Richard Maxwell is a playwright and director living in New York and the artistic director of New York City Players (founded 1999). He was awarded a 2012 OBIE for his direction of Early Plays by Eugene O’Neill, a collaboration with The Wooster Group. Also in 2012, Maxwell was an invited artist in the Whitney Biennial.

Marina Tsaplina seated with puppet

Marina Tsaplina is an interdisciplinary performing artist, Kienle Scholar in the medical/health humanities at the Penn State College of Medicine, and a patient activist with type 1 diabetes since 1988.  Through performance, training, and pedagogy, she works with people with non-apparent and apparent conditions, medical students, healthcare providers, and the public.