Translator in Residence (Spring 2023)

Neil Blackadder is a German to English and French to English translator and the author of “Performing Opposition: Modern Theater and the Scandalized Audience.” Specializing in theater translation, Blackadder has experience collaborating on fully staged productions as well as readings of his translations, working with a number of theaters in New York City, Chicago, Portland, Washington, D.C., Berlin. and elsewhere. He has twice held residencies at the Banff International Literary Translation Centre and Writers Omi at Ledig House. His work has often been supported by the Goethe-Institut, as well as by the Consulate General of Switzerland and the Austrian Cultural Forum and the PEN/Heim Translation Fund. Ph.D. Princeton