AUTHORS: Bernadette Cronin
Bernadette Cronin is a theatre practitioner-researcher. Her interdisciplinary performance work is carried out in the main with Gaitkrash performance group, of which she is a founder member.
She holds a PhD in Drama from the University of Exeter, an acting diploma from LAMDA, and publishes in the areas of Performance Studies and Adaptation Studies. Her most recent collaboration, Playing the Maids (with the Llanarth Group and Theatre P’Yut) will tour in Wales in 2015 funded by Arts Council Wales.
She teaches in the department of Drama & Theatre Studies at University College Cork, where she is currently head of department.
Her research and teaching interests include the theory and practice of adaptation, actor training, the theatre of Bertolt Brecht, contemporary German-language experimental theatre, and performance practice-as-research.