Dr Lucy Jackson, former Knowledge Exchange Fellow (2014-5), completed a DPhil on ‘The Athenian Dramatic Chorus in the Fourth Century BC’ in 2014. During her DPhil she spent time as a visiting researcher at the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, Princeton University and as an Apollo Fellow at the University of Sydney.
Her research interests focus on ancient and modern performance, the history of theatre, and the presence an interpretation of the ancient world in the modern era. She has acted and directed in a range of classical and non-classical dramas and is always seeking to promote a conversation between theory and practice in her research activities. She is also a co-organiser of the TORCH-supported ‘Chorus in Action’ workshop.