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Natasha Richards

Assistant Lecturer
Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
Postgraduate Research Student
Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies
 Natasha Richards

Profile

Biography

Natasha is passionate about using the creative arts as an agent for change, employing a versatile and imaginative approach to stimulating and nurturing creativity through discovery of new experiences. She is experienced in planning, implementing and reviewing a range of engaging projects in diverse, unconventional settings, including prisons, community centres, and schools. She also has experience founding and managing theatre companies and festivals. Natasha's research interests include applied theatre, gender, sexuality and feminism. She is a committee member of the CHASE Feminist Network, which create links between people inside and outside of CHASE that are challenging patriarchal environments, and provides space for discussion and networks that offer both professional and personal support.

Qualifications

  • BA Hons English and Drama University of Sheffield (2012)

  • MA Applied Theatre Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (2014)

Research and professional activities

Thesis

Applied Theatre approaches to Relationship and Sex Education (RSE) in the UK

Supervisor: Annecy Lax

Contact

natasha.richards@essex.ac.uk

Location:

Colchester Campus