Ira Murfin

Ira S. Murfin is a writer and theatre artist based in Chicago. He studies talk as a performance strategy in the Interdisciplinary PhD in Theatre & Drama at Northwestern University. He also holds degrees in writing from New York University and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His writing has appeared in elimae, Fiction at Work, Chicago Art Criticism, Theatre Topics,Theatre Journal, and Requited, where he is the incoming editor for performance texts. Ira makes theatre as a member of the Laboratory for the Development of Substitute Materials, other performance work has been presented at the MCA Chicago, Links Hall, the Chicago Cultural Center, and in many more places.