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John Rouse

Emeritus Faculty

John Rouse
  • 9500 Gilman Dr
    Mail Code: 0344
    La Jolla , California 92093


JOHN ROUSE is the author of Brecht and the West German Theatre and over fifty shorter publications on contemporary German theatre and on theatre theory. Not the Other Avant-Garde, an anthology he coedited with James Harding was published by University of Michigan Press in Spring 2006. He is a past Editor and current Associate Editor of Theatre Journal, and an Editor of TheatreForum. He currently teaches seminars on theatre historiography, German theatre, and the Avant-Garde. He is also part of the interdepartmental German Studies Program and the European Studies faculty group. He also has directed numerous productions at UC San Diego and elsewhere.


MFA, Temple University
PhD, Stanford University


Research Areas

History and Theory, Brecht, Avant Garde Theatre