This editorial introduces Vol 2 No 2 of Performance Philosophy.

Author Biographies

Laura Cull Ó Maoilearca, University of Surrey

Laura Cull Ó Maoilearca is Reader in Theatre & Performance at the University of Surrey and Director of the Centre for Performance Philosophy. Her books include Encounters in Performance Philosophy (2014) co-edited with Alice Lagaay and Theatres of Immanence: Deleuze and the Ethics of Performance (2012).

Kélina Gotman, King's College London

Kélina Gotman teaches theatre and performance studies at King’s College London. She writes on the history and theory of theatre and dance, cultural history of science, disciplines and institutions. She is a founding core convenor of Performance Philosophy and editor of the journal’s [MARGINS].

Eve Katsouraki, University of East London

Eve Katsouraki is Senior Lecturer in Drama and Performance at the University of East London. She is one of the founding convenors of the Performance Philosophy Network, co-editor of the Performance Philosophy Journal, and co-director of the Centre for Performing Arts Development at UEL. Her recent publications include Performing Antagonism: Theatre, Performance & Radical Democracy (Palgrave), co-edited with Tony Fisher, a forthcoming collection on theatre and the philosophy of failure, and is currently working on a monograph on the intersections of philosophy, politics and the modernist director.

Theron Schmidt, UNSW Sydney

Theron Schmidt is a Lecturer in Theatre and Performance Studies at UNSW Australia, and works internationally as a writer, teacher, and performer. 


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How to Cite

Cull Ó Maoilearca, Laura, Kélina Gotman, Eve Katsouraki, and Theron Schmidt. 2017. “Editorial”. Performance Philosophy 2 (2):162-71. https://doi.org/10.21476/PP.2017.22132.