Biskupović, Alen, assistant Professor in the field of theatre studies and a theatre critic. He graduated from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Osijek in 2006 and in 2014 obtained a PhD degree in the field of Humanities with doctoral thesis: Drama Theatre Criticism in Daily Osijek Newspaper from 1902 to 1945. He taught various courses on history of drama and theatre at the Academy of Arts in Osijek since 2008 to 2017 and now works at Department for Cultural Studies at University of Josip Juraj Strossmayer in Osijek. He also works as a theatre critic for different journals and web pages Kazalište.hr [Theatre.hr], Republika [The Republic], Hrvatsko glumište [Croatian Theatre]… He is editor-in-chief of The Journal for Science, Arts and Culture Artos, and acted as an editor for several theatrological editions. He is active in various international and Croatian professional associations like Croatian Association of Theatre Critics and Theatre Scholars where he is secretary general, IATC, HUAmS, MH and volunteers at the association Naša djeca (Our Children) in Osijek. He has published numerous scientific papers, and has presented papers at numerous national and international scientific conferences.
Alexis Alrich's compositions are influenced by French impressionist music, minimalism and Asian music. She is also a classical music critic for the South China Morning Post.
Chris Blois-Brooke is the Founder & Director of Dialogue – The Community Performance Network and an applied theatre practitioner with experience in international drama education, community theatre and theatre for development. Chris’ ongoing research interests centre around the documentation of performing arts practice. Recent projects he has completed include managing the multimedia documentation projects at international events/congresses and facilitating participatory documentation of community circus, dance, theatre, and storytelling practice internationally. He has taught theatre-in-education programmes at both primary and secondary school level in addition to facilitating theatre workshops for young people around the world. Chris is also a theatre director with various credits, including two critically acclaimed five-star productions at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. He continues to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level on topics around performing arts documentation and holds a Master of Arts with Distinction in Applied Theatre from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, as well as a First Class Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Degree in Social Sciences from Durham University.
Graduated from Royal Holloway, University of London in MA Theatre (Applied Theatre), and earned his BA English degree at University of Central Oklahoma, Lee is a playwright, screenwriter, theatre director, acting workshop convener, and performer in Hong Kong. Lee is a researcher in heritage and immersive theatre.
Dr Chua Lian Choon(Richard)
Chua’s research interests lie in Chinese theatres in Singapore and Malaysia, theatre ecologies and culture, performance and politics, entertainment arts, and online arts criticism and media. Interdisciplinary in scope and method, he attempts to make sense of how performance theories could be used to implement new action researches in weaving performances. Holding a PhD from the University of South Wales, together with theatre collective World-in-Theatre, online media Theatrex Asia and Wuwei Performance Series (Performance Art), he continues to embark on researches through curating performances and organising performance events, as well as writing critiques.
Eylem Ejder is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Theatre at Ankara University, Turkey. She is a member of International Association of Theatre Critics (Turkey), and a member of the editorial board for IATC (Turkey)’s magazine Oyun (Play). Her writings have been published in European Stages, Arab Stages, Critical-Stages, Oyun. She studies theatricality, contemporary Turkish theatre, Ibsen’s dramas, and modern dramatic theory. She has been studying as a guest researcher at the Centre for Ibsen Studies, University of Oslo since June 2017. Her Ph.D. study is being supported by The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) under the National Ph.D. Fellowship Programme.