Dr Esther Armstrong
BiographyDr Esther Armstrong: Is the Programme Director for Performance Design and Technologies at Wimbledon College of Art.
An English Literature and Languages graduate from the University of Oxford and a Graduate in Technical Arts from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art she has worked extensively at the intersections between disciplines that engage the performing arts. With a practiced-based research portfolio in theatre, film broadcast journalism and digital media, her publications explore the political impacts of theatre, design and space.
Invited lectures include appearances at The National Theatre and National Library of Ireland including the current multi-media lecture A Holding Field on Seamus Heaney and translation with Professors Michael Parker and Stephen Regan.
- Armstrong E, Straker D. Nomadic Hamlet 2.0: Testing place and video space for audiences. (2019)
- Armstrong E. Scenographies and Space: Reading the Gendered Tyranny of the “Blue Ball” (2016)
- Armstrong E. Blue Ball Tyranny (2016)
Conference, Symposium or Workshop item
- Armstrong E. A Holding Field: Seamus Heaney and Translation (2018)
- Armstrong E. Noli Timere: Reflections on the life and work of Seamus Heaney (2013)
Performance and design for theatre and screen