Linda Hassall

Linda is Field of Study Coordinator Drama Major and Program Director Bachelor Creative Industries School Humanities Griffith University.

She has 30 years experience in the theatre industry as a director, playwright, and dramaturge. Linda’s scholarly research lies in the binary between scientific climate change themes and contemporary performance. A practice-led researcher, her artistic focus is on developing and analysing new work in Australian performance through landscape dialogues and from ecocritical perspectives. Her practice research is also concerned with fostering sustainable production technologies in the theatre industry.  She is an award-winning playwright Post Office Rose (2008) and director Salvation (2013) and has recently written a book linking her artistic and scholarly practice: Theatres of Dust: Climate Gothic analysis in contemporary Australian drama and performance landscapes (2021).

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