Kristin Hunt is an assistant professor of theatre in the School of Film, Dance and Theatre. She earned her MA and PhD in theatre research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. As an interdisciplinary theatre researcher/practitioner, her research interests include the adaptation of ancient and classical performance modes in contemporary contexts, performance as activism, food in/as performance, and performance-based pedagogy. Her pedagogical practice focuses on applied theatre, theatre in education, theatre for social justice, and experimental performance. Her co-authored book, "Drama and Education: Performance Methodologies for Teaching and Learning," was published by Routledge in 2015. Her articles have appeared in Performance Research, Theatre Topics, and Restoration and Eighteenth Century Theatre Research. Her current scholarly and artistic practice explores mimesis in cuisine, and includes the adaptation of classical works into culinary events. Her translations and adaptations of Georg Buchner’s "Woyzeck" and August Strindberg’s "Miss Julie," originally produced in Madison, WI and Chicago, IL, were featured at the 2015 Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space’s Makers session focused on food and performance. She is also a director, and is currently helming an edible production of "Titus Andronicus" on the Film, Dance and Theatre Mainstage.