Michael Morris is a doctoral student in the department of drama at Tufts University. He received an AB in Russian literature from Harvard University and an MBA with an emphasis in organizational behavior from Brigham Young University. His research interests include commercial theatre as a cultural industry, the hybrid organizational identities of theatre organizations, musical theatre, and American and Russian theatre and drama. He has presented research at the American Society for Theatre Research Conference, the Mid-America Theatre Conference, and meetings of the Scenography and Theatre Architecture Working Groups of the International Federation for Theatre Research. Michael is also a performer and proud member of Actors’ Equity Association and the American Guild of Musical Artists.