Sharrell Luckett

Sharrell D Luckett



Ph.D.: University of Missouri-Columbia (Theatre and Performance Studies)

M.Ed.: Kennesaw State University Atlanta, GA, (Educational Leadership)

Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies: Georgia State University Atlanta, GA, (Theatre, Education, Music Business)

Research and Practice Interests

Acting/Directing Theory, Black Theatre, Fat Studies, Performance Studies, Autoethnography, Black Feminist Theory, Playwriting, Devising, The Hendricks Method

Research Support

Grant: #R40751 Investigators:Luckett, Sharrell; Yockey, Denton 07-01-2019 -12-31-2020 UC's AHSS Faculty Research Summer Stipend Program International Black Acting Methods Studio Symposium Role:PI $10,000.00 Active Level:Internal UC

Grant: #R40763 Investigators:Luckett, Sharrell 04-01-2021 -04-30-2022 UC's AHSS Empirical research via the Black Acting Methods Society Role:PI $10,000.00 Active Level:Internal UC


Peer Reviewed Publications

Sharrell D. Luckett (2017. ) Staging Race .Youth Theatre Journal, , 31 (2 ) ,

Sharrell D. Luckett (2017. ) On Process in Soweto, Soweto, Soweto: A Township is Calling .Continuum: The Journal of African Diaspora Drama, Theatre, and Performance, , 4 (2 ) ,

Sharrell D. Luckett, K. Dunn, D. Sicre (2020. ) Training Theatre Students of Colour in the United States .Theatre, Dance and Performance Training, , 11 (3 ) ,274

Published Books

Sharrell D. Luckett w/ Tia M. Shaffer (2017. ) Black Acting Methods: Critical Approaches . (Co-Editor)

Sharrell D. Luckett (2018. ) YoungGiftedandFat: An Autoethnography of Size, Sexuality, and Privilege .New York , Routledge Publishing (Author)

Sharrell Luckett (2020. ) African American Arts: Activism, Aesthetics, and Futurity .Bucknell/Rutgers University Press (Editor)

Sharrell Luckett, David Roman, Isaiah Wooden (2020. ) Tarell Alvin McCraney: Theater, Performance, and Collaboration .Northwestern University Press (Co-Editor)

Book Chapter

Sharrell D. Luckett (2019 ) "Black Acting Methods: Mapping the Movement" Routledge Companion to African American Theatre & Performance .New York, Routledge Publishing (Author)

Sharrell D. Luckett and Tia M. Shaffer (2017 ) "The Hendricks Method" Black Acting Methods: Critical Approaches .(pp. 19).New York, Routledge Publishing (Co-Author)

Sharrell D. Luckett and Tia M. Shaffer (2017 ) Introduction: The Affirmation Black Acting Methods: Critical Approaches .(pp. 1).New York, Routledge Publishing (Co-Author)

Sharrell D. Luckett (2016 ) "The Journey to YoungGiftedandFat" Running the Long Race in Gifted Education .(pp. 271).IGET-Network Publishing (Author)

Additional Publications

Book of Poems

Sharrell D. Luckett Transweight: Poems from an Undercover Fat Girl .Transweight: Poems from an Undercover Fat Girl .



Sharrell Luckett (10-2019. ) Black Acting Methods: The Field and the Text .University of NC, Charlotte. Other Institution.