B.A., Theatre and Economics (double major), Cornell University, 1996; M.A., Educational Theatre, New York University, 2000; Ph.D., Theatre, The Graduate Center, City University of New York, 2011; at Webster since 2011.
Gad is delighted to join the faculty of the Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University. Prior to this appointment, he taught theatre history, play analysis, playwriting, and educational theatre at Wagner College. His essays, focused generally on connections between theatre and law, have appeared in Theatre Survey, Theatre Journal, and the Journal of American Drama and Theatre. From 2004 to 2011, he served as the Education Director for the Vineyard Theatre in New York City, an Off-Broadway company dedicated to producing new plays and musicals. He is the author of a play for young actors published by Eldridge Plays, My Uncle Shakespeare, and has directed productions for Missoula Children's Theatre, Boston Children's Theatre, and the John Harms Performing Arts Center, among others.