Dr Hannah Ballou

About

I hold a PhD in feminist comedy from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.  My live art practice integrates neo-burlesque, stand up comedy, and audience participation. Teaching and research interests include devising, avant-garde performance, feminist live art, Lecoq, physical theatre, commedia dell'arte and philosophical models of the comic body.  

Academic responsibilities

Lecturer in Drama & Theatre Arts

Qualifications

  • PhD, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London, 2016
  • MA Advanced Theatre Practice, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London, 2008
  • PTP, Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theatre, 2003
  • BGS, Theatre & Film, University of Kansas, 2003