Baz Kershaw


Baz Kershaw is Emeritus Professor of theatre and performance at University of Warwick. An engineer before gaining arts and humanities degrees from Manchester, Hawaii and Exeter Universities, he has been keynote speaker at many international conferences and visiting researcher at universities on four continents.

His many projects in experimental, community and radical performance included shows at the legendary London Drury Lane Arts Lab and with Welfare State International. Publications include The Politics of Performance (1992), The Radical in Performance (1999), Theatre Ecology (2007) and Research Methods in Theatre and Performance (2011, co-editor Helen Nicholson). Since 2000 he created several eco-specific events in southwest England. From 2010 his Earthrise Repair Shop has aimed to mend broken imaginings of Earth.