Carla Della Gatta

Assistant Professor, Florida State University

Ph.D. in Theatre and Drama
Northwestern University

University of Southern California
McClintock Building and Theatre (MCC) 206
School of Dramatic Arts
Los Angeles, CA 90089

cdellagatta@fsu.edu

 

Expertise

Shakespeare, Latinx Theatre, Spanish Golden Age theatre, LGBTQ theatre, gender and sexuality studies, critical race theory

Bio

Carla Della Gatta, Assistant Professor, holds a Ph.D. in Theatre & Drama (2015), M.A. in Theatre and Drama (2012), and a Certificate in Gender and Sexuality Studies from Northwestern University (2015); a M.A.in English (2010) from San Francisco State University; and a B.A. in English (1998) from the University of California, Berkeley. Her forthcoming monograph, Shakespeare & Latinidad: The Staging of Intracultural Theatre, explores how Latinx culture is constructed dramaturgically and textually in recent Shakespearean adaptations and productions. Dr. Della Gatta has written various entries for the forthcoming Stanford Global Shakespeare Encyclopedia and has published essays online in Howlround. She has worked as a scholar for the theatre for Shakespeare Center Los Angeles, The Public Theater, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, and Victory Gardens Theater.

Della Gatta is an active member of the Latinx Theatre Commons Steering Committee. She currently serves as the Member-At-Large for the Operations Committee, Governing Council for the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) and on the Collaborative Research Award Committee for the American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR).

Publications

Gatta, C. (2016). From West Side Story to Hamlet, Prince of Cuba: Shakespeare and Latinidad in the United States.(Essay). Shakespeare Studies44.

Gatta, C. (2016). Macbeth. Shakespeare Bulletin34(3), 521–524. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/1829749162/

Gatta, C. (2015). Adapting La dama boba and The Taming of the Shrew for a Foreign Audience. Bulletin of the Comediantes67(1), 119–129. Retrieved from https://muse.jhu.edu/journals/bulletin_of_the_comediantes/v067/67.1.gatta.html

Gatta, C. (2015). Adapting La dama boba and The Taming of the Shrew for a Foreign Audience. Bulletin of the Comediantes67(1), 119–V. https://doi.org/10.1353/boc.2015.0010