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Assistant Professor of Theatre

Christen Mandracchia


  • Ph.D. (Theatre and Performance Studies), University of Maryland
  • M.A. (Theatre), Villanova University


Christen Mandracchia earned her doctorate in Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Maryland and her Master’s degree in Theatre from Villanova University. She has taught production and design at Penn State Abington and Delaware County Community College where she served as production manager and technical director, respectively. She has worked as a theatre professional locally, regionally, Off-Broadway and internationally. She directed the award-winning Off-Broadway premiere of Dorian Gray the Musical and her sound design for Triumph of Isabella: An Immersive Experience was exhibited at the Victoria and Albert Museum and Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London. Additionally, she has taught at University of the Arts, Arcadia University, and the University of Maryland. During the pandemic, she founded the Golden Saga LLC Workshop Program which uses theatre techniques to teach storytelling for public relations.