Brian Herrera

Brian Eugenio Herrera is Assistant Professor of Theater at Princeton University. His work examines the history of gender, sexuality, and race within and through US popular performance. He is the author of Latin Numbers: Playing Latino in Twentieth-Century U.S. Popular Performance (Michigan, 2015) and The Latina/o Theatre Commons 2013 National Convening: A Narrative Report (HowlRound, 2015). He is presently at work on Casting: A History, a historical study of the material practices of casting.


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Blognews, trends, insights

  • Cafecito: Octavio Solis
    Brian Herrera interviews playwright Octavio Solis about the process of writing and developing Mother Road .
  • Hot off the Presses! The Latina/o Theatre Commons 2013 National Convening Book
    HowlRound's Jamie Gahlon spoke with scholar Brian Herrera about what he learned compiling The Latina/o Theatre Commons 2013 National Convening book, and his vision for how others may find it useful.
  • Our Digital Present
    Café Onda (the Journal of the Latina/o Theatre Commons) can’t make all our virtual dreams come true, but this space can celebrate the dynamic creativity and connectivity of Latina/o theatermakers as together we build our digital present.