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Chelsea Taylor

Chelsea Taylor holds a BA in Theatre and English from Trinity University and an MA in Theatre Studies and Dramaturgy from the University of Houston. Her current research explores how live performances that adapt biblical stories at contemporary Christian tourist destination across the United States function as immersive preaching techniques, giving old narratives new spiritual impacts for their audiences. Her work has been supported by the Buffet Travel Grant and the Mellon Interdisciplinary Cluster Fellowship, and she has presented her writing on panels at ATHE and MATC. At Northwestern, Chelsea also serves as a Graduate Writing Place Fellow and is affiliated with the Critical Global Avant-Garde and Modernist Studies Cluster.