Jessica Riley received her PhD from the School of English and Theatre Studies, University of Guelph, where she has taught courses on theatre history and Shakespeare. Her research interests include developmental dramaturgy, theatre history and historiography, Canadian theatre, and early modern English drama. Jessica is a former editorial assistant for Theatre Journal. Her work has been published in Canadian Theatre Review and in the essay collections Latina/o Canadian Theatre and Performance and OuterSpeares: Shakespeare, Intermedia, and the Limits of Adaptation. Forthcoming publications include contributions to the Cambridge Companion to Canadian Literature and Canadian Performance Histories and Historiographies in 2017. Jessica lives in Toronto.