Rebecca Adelsheim is a doctoral candidate in Dramaturgy & Dramatic Criticism at the School of Drama. Their research focuses on contemporary queer playwrights, queer history and the archive, and lesbian aesthetics. Rebecca is the associate editor for Theater Magazine and has served as a dramaturg on projects including their co-adaptation of Sarah Waters’ AFFINITY and a number of new plays. Before coming to Yale, Rebecca freelanced as a new play dramaturg and editor and produced for theater companies including Steppenwolf, Baltimore Center Stage, 2nd Story, and Victory Gardens Theater. Rebecca received a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in 2013 and is thrilled to work with academic and creative writers in the humanities at all stages of their work!