Stanford Experts

Rush Rehm

Professor of Theater and Performance Studies and of Classics


(650) 723-2576


Professor of Drama and Classics, Rush Rehm also directs and acts professionally, serving as artistic director of Stanford Summer Theater. He is the author of “Aeschylus’ Oresteia: A Theatre Version,”  “Greek Tragic Theatre,” “Marriage to Death: The Conflation of Wedding and Funeral Rituals in Greek Tragedy,” “The Play of Space: Spatial Transformation in Greek Tragedy,” and “Radical Theatre: Greek Tragedy and the Modern World.” He also teaches courses on contemporary politics, including U.S. imperialism and non-violent resistance to illegitimate authority.