Justin Poole

Justin Poole

Office Phone: (540) 432-4271

Cell Phone: (610) 585-1663


Main Campus, Harrisonburg

Office Location: UC 275E

Justin Poole in the news:

EMU Welcomes 12 Faculty Members for 2013-14

Assistant Professor

Theater Dept

Justin Poole earned a BA in Communications with a Theater Emphasis at Eastern University. He holds an MA in Theatre from Villanova University and a PhD in Theatre and Performance Studies from the University of Maryland. Poole spent time studying experimental performance in Europe thanks to the Ernst Mach Grant through the Austrian Academic Exchange Program. He and his wife founded Wanderlust Theatre Company (www.wanderlusttheatre.org) outside of Philadelphia and are looking to remount the venture right here in Harrisonburg. His research interests are devised theater/ensemble play development, contemporary European experimental performance, and contemporary performances of classical texts.


Ph.D. in Theatre and Performance Studies (University of Maryland, College Park, 2011)
MA in Theatre (Villanova University, 2006)
BA in Communications with a Theatre Emphasis (Eastern University, 2002)