a bit about Trisha:
Trisha Mahoney is a Chicago-based dramaturg currently serving as Young Ambassador in the Congress-Bundestag Young Professionals Exchange. She hearkens from the great, wild world of Nashua, New Hampshire but has since made her home in Chicago, Illinois. She is a graduate of the Dramaturgy/Criticism program at the Theatre School at DePaul University where she has served as the dramaturg such shows as Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play, Crime and Punishment, Prospero's Storm, and most recently, Cat in the Hat.
She has had the opportunity to meet and interview Tarrell Alvin McCraney in a talkback while serving as the dramaturg for The Theatre School's production of Wig Out. In 2017, she worked with Mickle Mahr on his new play, Michael Jordan in Lilliput. Most recently, she has been working in Dresden, Germany at the Semperoper as a Dramaturgy and Education intern while also assisting on their new production of Die Verkaufte Braut as a Regiehospitantin.
Besides dramaturgy, Trisha has also worked extensively in the intersection of theatre, writing, and education. She served as an Educational Programming Intern for 826CHI, and most recently, as an Education Intern at Compass Creative Dramatics. With an avid interest in theatre criticism, she has worked for three years as the Editor-in-Chief of The Grappler, a student-led dramaturgy-centered online publication and now is an Associate Editor with The Theater Times.
When not in the theatre, Trisha can be found Lindy Hop, East Coast Swing, and Blues dancing around town.