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Individual Artists & Scholars

Helena Susan Berry

Berry is conducting PhD research on changing ecological perceptions through performance, with a specific focus on veganism and sustainability.

Andrew Brown

Francis Holland School teacher Brown has explored eco critical perspectives on The Tempest for A-level English teaching.

Annie Furman

Furman is an independent artist currently based in Hanover, NH and North Woodstock, NH interested in eco-Shakespeare and in writing/directing new works that focus on our relationship with the environment and the natural world.

Ronan Hatfull

Hatfull has interviewed the British eco-Shakespearean company The Handlebards and presented on their work at multiple conference. His research on the company was included in his doctoral thesis on the Reduced Shakespeare Company, which is currently under consideration for publication with Bloomsbury Arden.

Elizabeth Rose Peterson

Peterson is educator normally based in New England who is working to build an interdisciplinary Shakespeare company. I'm currently working on my Master's in Shakespeare & Education at the Shakespeare Institute in Stratford-Upon-Avon. For my dissertation I am building an "Environmental Science through Shakespeare" curriculum using scene 2.1 of Midsummer Night's Dream.

Philip Smith

Eco-critic Philip Smith is on the faculty at Savannah College of Art and Design, and has worked with EarthShakes Alliance member Shakespeare and Paradise in the Bahamas. His article about climate change and hurricanes in their Macbeth is available, open access, here