Gina M. Di Salvo is Assistant Professor of Theatre at UT, where she teaches theatre history and dramaturgy. A new work dramaturg and Artistic Associate of Sideshow Theatre Company in Chicago, she most recently served as dramaturg for Something Clean by Selina Fillinger, a co-production between Sideshow and Rivendell Theatre Ensemble. She also has dramaturged workshops and productions for the Clarence Brown Theatre, PlanB Theatre in Salt Lake City, and The Gift Theatre, Strawdog Theatre Company, and The American Musical Theatre Project at Northwestern University, all in the Chicago area. In memory of my pépère, a proud union man.