Current Research

Recently Published Article:

"Cripped Visualities: Shifting Disability Visual Culture in Solo Performance"

Texas Theatre Journal, Sept. 2019


Nicolas Shannon has compiled interviews from 18 transgender performance artists to explore the paradoxes accompanying rising trans media visibility and opportunities for trans artists in theatre. This project begins to outline a history of transgender stage performance in the United States and contemporary trans theatrical aesthetics.  

Upcoming Presentations and Publications

Trans AND, a Digital Performance Festival

The Ohio State University

February 2021

"Queer(er) Approaches The Laramie Project: An Autoethnography"

Theatre Topics, Nov. 2021