Academic Faust


ATHE Mickee Interview. Association for Theatre in Higher Education lnterview. (2018)

Dr. Joan Lipkins interviews Donna Marie Nudd and Terry Galloway for 28 minutes about the Mickee Faust Club, in celebration of the company winning the ''Leadership in Community-Based Theatre and Civic Engagement Award."

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"Tough" (2009) (16:32)   In Gay Shame, edited by David Halperin and Valerie Traub, University of Chicago Press.

Terry Galloway rifts on deafness, drag and the politics of rebellion in this experimental video. The video is part of a DVD collection accompanying the book, Gay Shame.

Galloway, Terry, Donna Nudd, and Carrie Sandahl. “Actual Lives and the Ethic of Accommodation.” Community Performance: A Reader. Ed. Petra Kuppers. New York: Routledge. (Feb. 2007): 227-234.

After detailing their “Ethic of Accommodation,” the co-authors explain the ways that theatrical structures, processes, and performances have been changed in their theatre companies to maximize participation for disabled performers and/or disabled audience members.

Nudd, Donna Marie. “The Left Rewriting America's Best Historical Fiction Finalist: The January 20, 2001 'Inaugural B-A-W-L' in Tallahassee, Florida." Text and Performance Quarterly , 24:1 (2004): 74-88.

This essay looks at Tallahassee’s Anti-Inaugural ball as a case study. The essay situates the “Inaugural B-A-W-L” in its historical context and details the characteristics that made it a successful counter-celebration.

Schriver, Kristina and Donna Marie Nudd. “Mickee Faust Club’s Performative Protest Events.” Text and Performance Quarterly. 22.3 (2002): 196-216.

Members of the Mickee Faust Club contextualize and theorize two performative protest events surrounding the Andrew Jackson/Springtime Tallahassee Controversy.

Nudd, Donna Marie, Kristina Schriver and Terry Galloway. "Is This Theatre Queer: Mickee Faust and the Performance of Community.” Performing Community, Performing Democracy: International Perspectives on Urban Community-based Performance. Eds. Susan C. Haedicke and Tobin Nellhaus. University of Michigan Press, 2001. 104-116.

Co-founders and a member of the Mickee Faust Club situate the company theoretically as a “queer” theatre by examining the company’s theatrical practice of not regarding any identity category as single, fixed or unyielding.


Nudd, D.M., & Galloway, T. (2016) Celebrating Disability through Performance.  Patti Pace Performance       Festival at Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA. Lectures, Workshops, Performance and       Criticism.

Nudd, D. M., Micallef, J. & Ellis, A.  Queer Diversity in the Mickee Faust Club. Workshop for 15th Annual Service Leadership Seminar,  Florida State University. 

Nudd, D. M. (Co- Author) & Galloway, T (Co- Author)  (2014, November)  DaDaFest Symposium: Redressing the Imbalance. In R. Gould (Chair), International Congress: Disability Culture and Human Rights. The Bluecoat, Liverpool, England. (International) 

Nudd, D. M. (Co- Author), & Galloway, T. (Co-Author) (2014, November) Cheers: The Pleasure of Faustian Pursuits. Paper presented at 2014 Annual Meeting, American Studies Association, San Francisco, CA. 

Nudd, D. M. & Galloway, T.  (2013, February) Mickee Faust's Community Activism. Spring Awakening(s) Symposium--Art as Action: Performance and Critical Thinking. Research on Performance in Context, Working Group, Florida State University.

Nudd, D. M. & Sandahl, C. (2009, November).  Keeping it Real:  Balancing Critique with Comedy in Disability Parody.  Paper presented at National Communication Association, Chicago, IL. 

Castillo, J.  (2009, November). Storytelling and the Post Production Process. Paper presented at National Communication Association, Chicago, IL.  

Fryett, Sarah E.  (2009, April)  The Parodic Potential:  An Examination of the Mickee Faust Cub.  Joint Conference of the National Popular Culture and American Culture Associations.  New Orleans, LA. 

Premiere of Mickee Faust's Gimp Parade.   (2008, November).  National Communication Association.   (See Video:  DVD Compilation).

Selective Members of the Mickee Faust Club.  (2008, October)  Behind the Scenes:  A Glimpse into the Making of Mickee Faust's Gimp Parade.  Graduate Research Colloquium Series.  Florida State University. Tallahassee, FL.

Nudd, D. M. & Galloway T.  (2008, November).  Old and New:  Mickee Faust's Comic Video Shorts.  Paper/Videos presented at National Communication Association, Chicago, IL. Version:1.0

Mickee Faust Clubh (2008 November) "Before and After: Envisioning a Multi-Use Arts Space Designed for and by People with Disabilities." Mickee Faust Academy for the Really Dramatic Arts.

The Mickee Faust Club  (2008, April). Hosted a disability-themed presentation for 38 members of Leadership Tallahassee an influential, city-wide group sponsored by the Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce.

Galloway, T. (2008, May) "Disability Access and the Arts." Division Head meeting of the Florida Secretary of State. Tallahassee, FL.

The Mickee Faust Club (2008, February.)  "Involving Artists, Performers, Volunteers, and Staff with Disabilities." Guest Panelists Members of the Axis Dance Company and  Members of the Mickee Faust Club.  COCA.  Tallahassee, FL. 

Nudd, Donna Marie, Derek Barton and Terry Galloway, “Mickee Faust Club’s Comic Video Shorts: ‘ Disability Factor’ and ‘Evacuation Procedures’”. In Panel “Changing Perceptions of Disability Through Art.” National Communication Association Convention. Chicago, IL. 17 November 2007.

Sandahl, C. (2007, October).  Disabilty Art Overview: Disability as a Source of Creativity. Disability Studies I. 

Sandahl, C. (2007, October)  Disability In/As Poetry:  Transforming the Rejected Body.  Disability and Culture

Sandahl. C (2007, September).  Performing Gender, Sexuality and Disability. Sociologists for Women and Society. 

Sandahl, C.  (2007, June). The Ethics of Accomodation:  Audience and Aesthetics.  Society for Disability Studies (SDS). Seattle, WA.

Galloway, Terry.  (2007, June)  Di(verse)ability: Disability and Diversity in the Arts, Miami Dade College.

Sandahl, C.  (2007, May)  Disability Culture in the U.S. :  Revolutionizing the Arts form the Inside Out.  Portland Disability Art and Culture Festival. 

Sandahl, C. (2006)  Disability Arts and Activism.  Ability1st: North Florida's Center for Independent Living.

Sandahl, C. (2006, April)  Screen Disability: The Chicago Festival of Dead and Disability Cinema.  Chicago Cultural Center.  Chicago, IL.

Sandahl, C. (2006, April).  Disability Arts at the Academy.  University of Illinois.  Chicago, IL.

Sandahl, C.  (2006, March).  Bodies in Commotion:  Including Disability in Multicultural Curriculum. Bucknell College.

Sandahl, C. and Nudd,D.  (2004, November)  The Ethics of Accommodation and Disability Studies. Dept. of Communication, FSU.

Nudd, D.M., Galloway, T., Gage, S., Opel, A. & McDowell, S.  (2003, November) Reaching Out:  Community Activism and Action Research in Performance Studies.  Performance Presented at Plenary Session, National Communication Association, Miami, FL.

Nudd, D. &  Schriver, K. (2002, November).  January 20, 2001: Political Performative Activism in Tallahassee, Florida and Austin, Texas. NCA. New Orleans.

Nudd, D. & Selective Members of the Mickee Faust Club. (2001, November).  The Mickee Faust Club Cabaret: Fourteen Years in the Bible Belt without Buckling Under. NCA. Atlanta.

Nudd, D. &  Galloway, T.  (2000, August). Performing Community, Performing Democracy: International Perspectives on Urban Community-based Performance. ATHE, Washington DC.

Nudd, D. M.  (2000, April). Progressives on Parade: The Performance of Community Identity in Mickee Faust V. Springtime Tallahassee. School of Theatre. FSU.

Nudd, D. M. & Schriver, K.  (1999, November)  Performance and Comic Inversion: The Andrew Jackson Bash. NCA. Chicago.

Nudd, D.M. (1999, November).  Queering Performance: Positions and Problematics. NCA. Chicago.

Nudd, D.M.  (1999, July) "Opening Performance." Women and Theatre Conference. ATHE. Toronto. 26

Nudd, D. M.,  Schriver, K., & Galloway, T.  (1999 April) Raining on their Parade: Finding Performance Strategies that make the Exclusive, Inclusive! Fifth Performance Studies International Conference, University of Wales. Aberystwyth/UK.

Nudd, D. M. & Schriver, K. (1998, November)  Progressives on Parade: The Performance of Community Identity in Mickee Faust V. Springtime Tallahassee. NCA. New York City.

Nudd, D. M. & Wilkins, D. (1998, November)  Queer Voices Across Performance Genres. NCA. New York City.

Nudd, D.M.,  Shriver,K. & Galloway, T.  (1998, January)  The Mickee Faust Club Cabaret. Film and Literature Conference. FSU. Tallahassee, FL.

Nudd, D. M. (l997, November) The Mickee Faust Club Cabaret.  NCA. Chicago.

Graham-Jones, J.  (1997, October).  “Mickee Faust Club.” Roundtable Discussion. “La mujet frente al hecho creativo” (“Woman and the Creative Act”), Buenos Aires’ First International Festival of Theatre, Dance, and Music.

Nudd, D. M. &  Galloway, T. (1997, August) Mickee Faust Club. Women and Theatre Conference. Chicago.

Nudd, D. M. & Schriver, K.  (1995, November).   "Take Off Your Panties and Bra': Exposing Failures in the Collaborative Process." SCA Convention, San Antonio, TX.


*For each citation below, Terry Galloway (Artistic Director) and Donna Marie Nudd (Executive Director) conducted workshops, presented video shorts, and/or discussed the work of the Mickee Faust Company.

(2014, February). Arkansas State University, Delta Symposium. Jonesboro, AR. 

(2010, March).  San Jose State University.  San Jose, CA.

(2010, February).  Villanova University.  Philadelphia, PN.

(2010, February). Syracuse University.  Syracuse, NY

(2010, February).  Emerson College.  Boston, MA.

(2009, November). University of Toledo.  Toledo, OH.

(2009, November). University of Illinois. Chicago, IL

(2009, November).  Access Living.  Chicago, IL.

(2009, November). University of Ohio.  Columbus, OH.

(2009, October). University of South Florida. Tampa, FL.

(2009, September).  Texas A and M University.  College Station, TX.

(2008, September). Columbia College and University of Missouri.  Columbia, Missouri.

(2008, February).  Involving Artists, Performers, Volunteers, and Staff with Disabilities.  COCA, Tallahassee, FL

(2005, October).  Lake Superior State University, Marie, MI.

(2005, March).  Southwestern University. Georgetown, TX

(2004, November). With Carrie Sandahl. Disability Studies Program, University of Illinois.  Chicago, IL

(2004, April). University of South Florida.  Tampa, FL

(2003, September)  Kutztown College.  Kutztown, NY

(2003, April) Ohlone College.  Freemont, CA

(2003, February). Southern Illinois University. Carbondale, IL.

(2003, January).  With Susan Gage and Selective Members of the Mickee Faust Club.  Louisiana State University. Baton Rouge, LA

(2002, March).  Department of Theatre.  Univ. of Texas. Austin, Texas.

(1998, March).  With Selective Members of the Mickee Faust Club. Weaving Connections: A Conference of Women's Studies/Gender Studies.  Florida State University.  Tallahassee, FL

(l997, March/April).  Univ. of Northern Iowa.  Cedar Falls, Iowa.  

(1997, March).  University of North Dakota.  Grand Forks, ND.

(1994, October).  Florida Women's Studies Conference. 

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