Angela Ahlgren

Courses Taught :

  • THFM 1410: The Theatrical Experience
  • THFM 3470: Theater History, Origins-1700
  • THFM 3480: Theater History, 1700-Present
  • THFM 6680: Queer Performance and Theory


Angela K. Ahlgren is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Theatre and Film at Bowling Green State University.  Her research and teaching interests include Theater History and Performance Studies; Asian American Theater and Performance; Gender, Sexuality, and Race in Performance; and Critical Dance Studies.  Her writing appears in Contemporary Directions in Asian American Dance, edited by Yutian Wong (University of Wisconsin Press, 2016) and the Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism (March 2011), and is forthcoming in Women and Music: A Journal of Gender and Culture, and Meanings and Makings of Queer Dance, edited by Clare Croft (Oxford University Press).  Her manuscript, Drumming Asian America: Taiko, Performance, and Cultural Politics, is under review at Oxford University Press.

Before joining the BGSU faculty, Angela held faculty positions at Texas A&M University and Ohio University.  She earned her PhD in Performance as Public Practice from the University of Texas at Austin.