Pamela Pascoe

Pamela Pascoe is a member of AEA and SAG since 1979, her New York performances include Broadway as well as Off- Broadway productions at the Ensemble Studio Theatre, New Dramatists, Writers’ Theater, Theater for the New City, Primary Stages, Lamb’s Theater, Lincoln Center Lab, and the Women’s Project, and comedy clubs such as Caroline’s and the Comic Strip.  Regional appearances include the Williamstown Festival, the Berkshire Festival, Baltimore Center Stage, Syracuse Stage, San Diego Repertory, and the Huntington Theater. With a BA from UCSD in Drama (Presidential Fellowship) and MFA from Brandeis (Shubert Fellowship), among her teachers were Arthur Wagner, Eric Christmas, Richard Foreman, Ted Kazanoff, Nola Chilton, and Charles Marowitz.

Upon moving to Chicago in 1996 to teach at U of C, her focus shifted to adapting works from Euripides, Calderon, Chekhov, Odets, Shepard, Melville, Steinbeck and other canonical literature. Devised in collaboration with students and exploring myths, dreams, topical events and themes, she has directed and occasionally performed in over 40 plays, site-specific pieces and performance art installations at U of C.  Her ongoing collaboration with the creative team at Tribeca Performing Arts Center in NYC has produced, most recently, an adaptation of Measure for Measure; an adaptation of Miss Julie is in development.