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Professional activities

Along with Dr. Fintan Walsh, Louise co-directs the Birkbeck Centre for Contemporary Theatre - a research centre which brings together researchers in theatre and performance from across the School of Arts, artist Fellows, students and public audiences to explore themes and practices of common interest.

She has also convened and contributed to a range of other research initiatives:

  • Co-convenor, Theatre and Real Estate Working Session, ASTR: 2016, Minneapolis
  • Co-convenor, Gendering Austerity symposium series, 2015-date
  • Co-convenor, London Theatre Seminar, 2009-date
  • Member of 'Inside/Outside Europe' research network, convened by Marilena Zaroulia and Philip Hager, 2013-date
  • Co-convenor, ATHE PSFG (Performance Studies Focus Group) Pre-Conference: 2010, Los Angeles; 2011, Chicago; 2012, Washington DC
  • Curator, Research events, CSSD, University of London, 2010
  • Research Associate, People's Palace Projects, 2007-2009
  • Convenor, ATHE PSFG (Performance Studies Focus Group) Emerging Scholars Panel: 2008, Denver

She has also worked in the theatre industry as an arts administrator, evaluator, education practitioner and marketing and audience development worker for a range of organisations including London Bubble and Battersea Arts Centre.