Gelsey Bell received her PhD in Performance Studies from New York University in January 2015. Her research focuses on the voice, song, twentieth-century music and performance, contemporary philosophy, technology, the quotidian, speech pathology, and social justice.
She is also the Critical Acts Co-Editor for TDR/The Drama Review: the Journal of Performance Studies, published by MIT Press, and the Reviews Editor for The Journal of Interdisciplinary Voice Studies, published by Intellect.
“Extended Vocal Technique and Joan La Barbara: The Relational Ethics of Voice on the Edge of Intelligibility.” The Journal of Interdisciplinary Voice Studies vol. 1 no. 2: 2016.
“Zeena Parkins and the Play of Translation and Response.” Movement Research Performance Journal #43: 2013.
““What Was The War Like?”: An Interview with Josh Fox on Surrender.” TDR/The Drama Review, (T214) 56, 1:2012
(co-authored with James Ball).
“Lindsay, Arto.” Grove Dictionary of American Music, 2nd ed., Oxford University Press, 2013.
“Driving Deeper into That Thing: The Humanity of Heiner Goebbels’s Stifters Dinge.” TDR/The Drama Review, (T207) 54, 2: 2010
“Review of FLUXCONCERT 20080925-27.” Women & Performance 19, 3: 2009
CV available upon request.