Endre M. Holéczy
Born into an American and Hungarian family, Endre Malcolm Holéczy grew up in Basel, Switzerland and speaks English, German, French, Hungarian, and also Swiss-German. Before entering the NYU graduate program he earned a B.A. in Rhetoric and Cultural Studies from the University of Tübingen, Germany as well as a BFA in Theater and Film Acting from the Hochschule für Musik und Theater “Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy“ in Leipzig. After working at the repertory theater in Tübingen as director and dramaturg, he continued his academic education at the University of Tübingen in the Literary and Cultural Theory Master`s program where he earned a M.A. with the thesis “Ambiguity in Hans Henny Jahnn’s Medea. Tragödie”. In the academic year of 2015/2016, Endre was a visiting graduate student and teaching assistant at Brown University. In the summer semester 2017, as a visiting graduate student, he held a seminar titled “Medea-Dramen im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert” at LMU in Munich. Apart from his interest in New York’s theater scene, his research focuses on drama and drama theory, theory of rhetoric, psychoanalysis as well as literary history from the 18th to the 21st century. He is currently a 3rd year PhD student at NYU.