Philippa Burt

Dr Philippa Burt is a Lecturer in the Department of Theatre and Performance at Goldsmiths, University of London. Her research centres on twentieth-century British theatre, and, in particular, the emerging role of the director and the changing notion of ensemble practice during this period. Recent publications include articles on the work of directors Theodore Komisarjevsky (New Theatre Quarterly, 2016) and Joan Littlewood (Theatre, Dance and Performance Training, 2014) and a book chapter on Harley Granville Barker's work with ensemble groups in Mike Patterson, ed., The Great European Stage Directors (London: Bloomsbury Methuen, 2018). Philippa is the Assistant Editor of New Theatre Quarterly (Cambridge University Press) and was the recipient of a Harry Ransom Research Fellowship in Humanities at the University of Texas, Austin, undertaken in June 2016.