Joel Schechter

Professor of Theatre Arts
Area of expertise: 

Yiddish theatre

Yiddish culture

Works Progress Administration

Federal Theatre Project

Joel Schechter is an expert on Yiddish Theatre, Depression-era theatre and the Federal Theatre Project. At SF State, he has planned and produced "The Congress of Clowns: A Conference on Comedy," coordinated the Circus Arts and Russian theatre workshops for CSU's Summer Arts program and SF State's collaboration with the San Francisco Mime Troupe's Youth Project.
Highest Degree: 
Doctorate of Fine Arts, Yale School of Drama
Office Phone: 
(415) 338-1331