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Helen Krich Chinoy Biography (1922-)
Addresses: Office: Theatre Department, Smith College, Northampton, MA,06010.
"I feel that I was marked for life by the idea of theatre as culture, community and commitment."
- writer, theater historian, teacher
- Birth Details
- September 25, 1922
- Newark, New Jersey
Actors on Acting (edited with Toby Cole) 1949, 1970, paperback edition, 1980; Directors on Directing (edited with Toby Cole), 1953, 1963; The Impact of the Drector on American Plays, Playwrights and Theatres, 1963; The American Theatre: A Sum of Its Parts, 1972; Women in American Theatre (edited with Linda Walsh Jenkins), 1981.
Articles in Periodicals
- "The Director as Mythagog: Jonathan Miller Talks about Directing Shakespeare," Educational Theatre Journal, 1976; "Reunion: A Self-Portrait ofthe Group Theatre," Educational Theatre Journal, 1977; "Art Versus Business: The Role of Women in American Theatre" The Drama Review, 1980;"The Poetics of Politics," Theatre Journal, 1983.
Contributions to Books of Collected Articles
- "Hallie Flanagan Davis" in Notable American Women, 1980; "The Founding of the Group Theatre" in Theatrical Touring and Founding, 1981; "Women in Theatre in the 1920's" in Women, the Arts, and the 1920'sin Paris and New York, 1982.
- Teaching--New York University, Queens College, Rutgers University, 1944-48; Smith College, 1953-60; University of Leicester (England), 1963-64; SmithCollege, 1965-present. Articles and Reviews--Encyclopedia Britannica; Enciclopedia dello Spettacolo; Dictionary of American Biography; Theatre Arts Magazine; Players Magazine; Modern Drama. Associate Editor--Educational Theatre Journal.
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