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Volume 15 Notes on Authors

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Notes on Authors

Dr. William D. Barlow is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Education at the University of Aberdeen. His research centres on educational and life transitions. Will has published widely on using drama as an approach to support and make sense of transitions with groups ranging from young people to senior citizens. His work is published in a variety of outputs, and he is regularly invited to offer keynotes and lectures on his research. Will is a visiting lecturer at New York University’s Educational Theatre course. Before entering academia, Will was a Faculty Head in a secondary school in Glasgow, Scotland.

Isabelle Gatt is a theatre practitioner and educator with roots in a theatre lab company where she trained with John Schranz and has also worked as a children’s edutainment TV producer. For 25 years, she has lectured at the University of Malta, setting up and running the Masters in Teaching and Learning (MTL) in Drama Education besides lecturing in Youth Studies and Adult Education. Beyond the university, she contributes to the academic landscape by lecturing in creative processes, applied theatre, and process drama at various European universities. Her research spans applied theatre initiatives in schools, youth centres, rehab centres, and Active Aging Centres, exploring the transformative potential of drama across diverse age groups and contexts.

After many years working in Higher Education, Tony Goode now works as a free-lance drama/arts education consultant. He is an experienced deviser, director and workshop leader involved with young people, graduate and under-graduate students, teachers and a variety of community groups.
As well as authoring a range of articles on the practical applications of drama and theatre in education and community, he is co-author with Jonothan Neelands of Structuring Drama Work (Cambridge University Press 2000 & 2015) as well as co-author with Jim Clark, Warwick Dobson and Jonothan Neelands of Lessons for the Living: Drama and the Integrated Curriculum (Mayfair Cornerstone 1997).

Tyrone Grima is a theatre practitioner and author. He currently works as Senior Lecturer and Researcher at MCAST (Malta College for Arts, Science and Technology) in the department of the Performing Arts. His areas of specialisation include queer theatre; the interface between theatre and spirituality; the Theatre of the Oppressed; and the multisensorial approach in theatre making. He also lectures part-time at the University of Malta. Tyrone’s academic research on the theatre has also been published in a number of international journals such as Ecumenica and Critical Stages.

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