Nathan J. Lamp is a theatre director, dramaturg, and writer from Toledo, OH. They received their B.S. in Performance Studies & Biological Anthropology from Northwestern University and their M.A. in Theatre & Performance Studies from Washington University in St. Louis. Nathan’s research interests include popular music as performance, sound studies, media studies, musical theatre, 20th-century and contemporary American theatre, dance, and performance, applied theatre practices, dramaturgy, Jewish studies, gender & sexuality studies, feminist performance theory, queer theory, trans studies, and disability studies. Nathan has worked with organizations such as St. Louis Actors’ Studio, Union Avenue Opera, First Run Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Broadway in Chicago, Waltzing Mechanics, the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center at the University of Notre Dame, the Performing Arts Department at Washington University, and Imagine U/Northwestern’s Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts.