Melanie Dreyer-Lude

Melanie Dreyer-Lude

Assistant Professor
Theatre & Dance

Academic Interests

  • Theatre
  • International collaboration music
  • Linguistics
  • German language and culture
  • Turkish culture
  • Women’s rights
  • Anthropology
  • Cognitive Science

Top Scholarly Accomplishments

  • National and International Directing including off Broadway
  • Publications in various journals
  • Co-Editor for publication arm of Performance as Research for International Federation of Theatre Research

Previous Experience

Faculty member in Theatre at Washington University, St. Louis, University of Pittsburgh, Cornell University


Denver, CO


  • Gardening
  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Travel
  • Reading
  • Movies

Future Goals and Aspirations

To thrive at MSU to adapt and direct the French film "Skirt Day"

Life Outside the University

International affiliations, all of my hobbies; future local connections under development


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