Department: Theater Arts
Phone Extension: 8917
(518) 736-FMCC (3622)
Building: C 115K
Jason Radalin is Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts, Film Studies, and English. In the past, he has taught an Honors Seminar, “Popular Culture: Shaping and Reflecting Who We Are.” He serves on various college committees including Chair of the Institutional Advancement Committee and the Barto Lecture Series Committee. He has also served on both the Academic Policy Committee and the Academic Standards Committee. Jason also belongs to professional organizations including American Society for Theatre Research, Association for Theatre in Higher Education, and Popular Culture Association.
Since 1999, Jason has served as a freelance technical director and lighting designer for various theatre companies. Also of note, for two years, Jason was curatorial/reference assistant at The Harvard Theatre Collection, one of the largest performing arts libraries in the world. He has published book reviews in the New England Theatre Journal and was a semi-finalist in the 2003 Nicholl Fellowship in Screenwriting. His screenplay, entitled “Boy Next Door” (co-written with Jennifer Nigra-Radalin), was chosen as one of 130 semi-finalists from a field of over 6,000 entries. The Nicholl Fellowship is administered by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the same organization that oversees the Academy Awards.
Jason earned a B.A. in English at The College of Saint Rose, a M.A. in Drama at Washington Univeristy, and has completed coursework toward a Ph.D. in Drama at Tufts University. He also studied for one year at Harvard University’s Center for Literacy and Cultural Studies.