Keynote Speakers

Jet Propulsion Theatre

Andrea Brunello

Independent researcher, playwright, director and actor, Andrea has a Ph.D. in Physics. He works at the boundary between theatre and science, creating original works that have been performed all over Europe and beyond. He is the co-founder and director of Jet Propulsion Theatre.

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French National Centre for Scientific Research

Frédérique Aït-Touati

Theatre director and historian of science at the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS). Her research focuses on the relationship between science and art, and the aesthetics of the Anthropocene. Her books include Contes de la Lune and Terra Forma

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University of Oxford

Kirsten Shepherd-Barr

Professor of English and Theatre Studies at the University of Oxford.  Her books include Science on Stage:  From Doctor Faustus to Copenhagen, Theatre and Evolution from Ibsen to Beckett, and most recently The Cambridge Companion to Theatre and Science.

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