Natasha Richards

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



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. Her research interests focus on applied theatre, feminism, and education.


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

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

Research and professional activities


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

Supervisor: Annecy Lax



5NW.5.16, Colchester Campus