Bradley Rogers

Bradley Rogers

Assistant Professor of Theater Studies


Bradley Rogers (Ph.D., Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley) is Assistant Professor of Theater Studies and Director of the Duke in London Drama program. 

His work focuses on musical theatre and on performance theory, with research interests in the relationship between theater, film, and new media; gender and sexuality; the relationships between visuality and aurality; and American theatre and performance.

In 2015, he was a John W. Kluge Research Fellow at the Library of Congress, where he researched the musical theatre career of Rouben Mamoulian.  Several articles are forthcoming, including a chapter on musicals in an Oxford Handbook; a review of John Doyle's production of Allegro, and a review of Carol Oja's Bernstein Meets Broadway:  Collaborative Art in a Time of War.

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley 2010

Rogers, B. “The Interpellations of Interpolation, or The Disintegrating Female Musical Body.” Camera Obscura, vol. 67, 2008, pp. 88–111.

Rogers, B. “Redressing The Black Crook: The Dancing Tableau of Melodrama.” Modern Drama, vol. 55, pp. 476–96.

Rogers, Bradley. “The Concept of the Concept Musical: Love Life, Cabaret, Company.” Modern Drama, vol. 55, no. 4.