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Kerri Considine

Kerri Considine

Postdoctoral Lecturer


Kerri Ann Considine is a Postdoctoral Lecturer whose research focuses on Dramatic Literature, Theatre, and Performance Studies. In addition to teaching in both the English and Theatre departments, Kerri has worked with the Clarence Brown Theatre as dramaturg on several productions.


  • Drama, Theatre, and Performance Studies
  • 18th, 19th, and 20th Centuries
  • Avant-Garde and Experimental Drama


PhD, English, University of Tennessee
MA, English, University of Tennessee
BFA, Theatre Arts, Conservatory of Performing Arts, Point Park University



  • Performance Review: Hand to God by Robert Askins. Theatre Journal 68.1, Mar. 2016: pp. 103-5.
    -Performance Review: Escaped Alone by Caryl Churchill. ASAP/Journal Online, 22 Jun. 2017.
  • Performance Review: Hand to God by Robert Askins. Booth Theatre, New York City, 16 May 2015


  • "Our Lady of 121st Street: About Playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis" Backstage Magazine  3 (2003-4): 4-5, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Chicago, IL

Professional Service

Dramaturg, Clarence Brown Theatre

  • Top Girls, dir. Casey Sams, 2016-2017
  • The Crucible, dir. Calvin MacLean, 2016-17
  • Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play, dir. Casey Sams, 2015-16
  • The Threepenny Opera, dir. Calvin MacLean, 2014-15
  • On the Razzle, dir. Gary English, 2012-13
  • Sweeney Todd, dir. Calvin MacLean, with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, 2012-13
  • Kiss Me, Kate, dir. Calvin MacLean, 2011-12
  • Dead Man’s Cell Phone, dir. Casey Sams, 2011-12

Awards, Honors & Grants

Residential Research Fellowships:

  • University of Tennessee Humanities Center Graduate Fellowship, Graduate Resident (2016-2017)

Research Fellowships:

  • Norman J. Sanders Dissertation Fellowship, University of Tennessee (2014-2015)
  • John C. Hodges Fellowship, University of Tennessee (2009-2010; 2011-2014; 2015-2016)


  • John C. Hodges Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Tennessee (2010-2011)


  • Keith P. Taylor Grant for the Drama in Stratford and London program, University of Tennessee (2014)

Associations & Organizations

Modern Language Association
American Society for Theatre Research
Association for Theatre in Higher Education
Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas

Kerri Considine

Contact Information

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