About Jane…

Jane Barnette is a theatre-maker and scholar.

Jane Barnette is an Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of Kansas, where she teaches courses in dramaturgy, theatre history, script analysis, and seminars in theatrical adaptation and the performance of gender and sexuality. 

Her book Adapturgy: The Dramaturg’s Art and Theatrical Adaptation explores the powerful alchemy of dramaturgically-savvy adaptations for the stage, and her forthcoming book analyzes depictions of Witchy characters onstage as well as in popular culture.