Arts & culture, Performing arts

Theater as power: New professor brings Caribbean performance practice to Berkeley

The campus's first social justice theater professor, Timmia Hearn DeRoy, talks about how Trinidad and Tobago’s Carnival practice, rooted in emancipation, drives her work today.

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Timmia Hearn DeRoy
Timmia Hearn DeRoy is UC Berkeley’s first professor of social justice theater and joins several professors in the Department of Theater, Dance and Performance Studies who incorporate social justice methodologies into their teaching.

Courtesy of Timmia Hearn DeRoy