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UC San Diego credits:

The Skriker (Dramaturg/Vocal Coach), Gruesome Playground Injuries (Dramaturg), Taming of the Shrew(d) (Co-Adaptor/ Dramaturg), Machinal (IDEAS 2017- Dramaturg)

Research Areas:
Irish theatre, non-human performance, constructed languages, animal studies, performance of police and military action

Contact Information
Department of Theatre & Dance
UC San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive MC0344
La Jolla, CA 92093-0344
Office: GH 131
Phone: (858) 534-3791
Fax: (858) 534-1080
Email: ktregar@gmail.com
  Kristen Tregar
Fourth-year PhD Candidate


MS in Forensic Science, John Jay College of Criminal Justice- CUNY
MA in Educational Theatre, NYU- Steinhardt


Kristen Tregar is a fourth-year PhD Candidate, originally from Rhode Island. She holds a BA in Biology from Bryn Mawr College, an MS in Forensic Science from CUNY- John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and an MA in Educational Theatre from NYU- Steinhardt. She spent 15 years in New York, where she taught science and drama for 7 years at an independent school in the Hudson Valley, before relocating to San Diego. In 2013, she founded The Ireland Project, an intercontinental devised theatre project with high school students in New York and Tallaght, Ireland. Kristen has worked in a variety of animal-related positions including as a Wild Animal Keeper with the Wildlife Conservation Society. She has two rescued dogs, Marlon and Peanut, and she rides, foxhunts, and competes with her horses, Rhiannon and Torchwood. She is a member of the American Society for Theatre Research, the Association for Theatre in Higher Education, and the Language Creation Society.

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