Academic Board

Academic Board 2017-2020

Prof Erik Ehn
Head of Playwriting, Brown University, USA

Prof Phillip B. Zarrilli
Artistic Director, The Llanarth Group; Research Fellow, IRC, Freie Universitat, Berlin; Professor Emeritus, Drama Department, University of Exeter, UK

Dr Quah Sy Ren
Associate Professor, School of Humanities, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Dr Frances Barbe
Senior Lecturer & Course Coordinator – Bachelor of Performing Arts, Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts

 

International Panel of Consultants 2000–2008

Dr Rustom Bharucha
Theatre Director, Culture and Theatre Critic/Writer, India

Mr Cao Lu Sheng
Dean, Department of Dramatic Literature, Shanghai Theatre Academy
Editor, Theatre Arts

Prof Christine Choy (until 2006)
Professor, Department of Film & TV, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University

Mr John Clark
Director and Teacher
Former Director, National Institute of Dramatic Art, Australia

Mr Goenawan Mohamad
Poet, Critic and Journalist
Director, Komunitas Utan Kayu, Indonesia
Founding Editor, Tempo

Dr Stephen Hazell
Former Associate Professor, Visual & Performing Arts Division, and Coordinator of Drama and Performance Programme, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

The late Prof Krishen Jit (until 2005)
Former Artistic Director, Five Arts Centre, Malaysia
Former Dean of Theatre, Akademi Seni Budaya & Warisan Kebangsaan, Malaysia
Former Professor and Head of History, University of Malaya

Prof Stan Lai
Artistic Director, Performance Workshop, Taiwan

Mr Ong Keng Sen
Artistic Director, TheatreWorks, Singapore

Dr Quah Sy Ren
Assistant Professor, Chinese Language & Culture Division, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Prof Richard Schechner
Professor, Performance Studies, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University
Founder, East Coast Artists, USA
Editor, The Drama Review: A Journal of Performance Studies

Mr Nakane Tadao
President, Point Tokyo Co Ltd
Managing Director, PARC (Pacific Basin Arts Communication)
Managing Director, Tokyo Performing Arts Market
Executive Director, Japanese Centre of ITI (International Theatre Institute), UNESCO

Prof Xu Xiao-zhong
President Emeritus and former President, Central Institute of Drama, China

The late Prof Daniel Yang Shi-peng (until 2004)
Former Artistic Director, Hong Kong Repertory Theatre
Former Chairman, Department of Theatre & Dance, University of Colorado
Former Producing Artistic Director, Colorado Shakespeare Festival

Mr Yue Mei-qin
Playwright
Former Deputy Director, Committee of Kun Opera Training, Shanghai Culture Bureau
Former Vice-Chairman, Shanghai Writers’ Association