Welcome to the website of our two research projects, the first fully funded academic studies of amateur theatre in the UK.

 Professor Helen Nicholson, Royal Holloway, University of London.

As Principal Investigator, Helen leads the research project as well as working on the Case Study Amateur Dramatics in Urban Utopias.

 

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Cara Gray is a PhD student researching amateur drama in Urban Utopias, based at Royal Holloway, University of London.

  Dr Molly Flynn is the postdoctoral researcher working on the For Love or Money? research, looking at collaborations between amateur and professional theatre.

 

Dr Molly Flynn is the postdoctoral researcher working on the For Love or Money? research, looking at collaborations between amateur and professional theatre.

Professor Nadine Holdsworth, University of Warwick.

Nadine is Co-Investigator for the research project as well as working on the Case Study Amateur Dramatics in the Navy.

 

 

 

Sarah Penny is a PhD candidate at the University of Warwick and is researching amateur theatre in the Royal Navy. 

Dr Jane Milling, University of Exeter. Jane is Co-Investigator for the project, and is also undertaking research for the Case Study Performing Rural Community.

 

 

 

 

Dr Erin Walcon was the postdoctoral research fellow working on the project from 2013-2015, and gathered undertook many  interviews,  and enjoyed liaising with representative organisations and amateur theatre companies.