PhD Performance Studies Anna originally hails from London, England, where she cultivated a love of music and theatre from a young age. She has performed in plays, musicals, dance shows and concerts all over London and Manchester. After working for Apple as a software specialist for ten years, she decided to combine her love of tech and theatre to complete her MA in Music and Theatre Studies. She came to UGA three years ago and completed her MFA in Dramatic Media in May 2019, before being accepted onto the PhD program. During her time in Athens she has had staged readings of 2 full length plays, The Life of Lulamae and Here's to the Night, written and directed Titus and Hamlet with The Boozy Bard Players and travelled to New York to participate in Amulets for Garthenon with JAM productions. Education Education: BA in Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies and Music from the University of Roehampton MA in Music and Drama from the University of Manchester MFA Dramatic Media from the University of Georgia Degree Completion Date: Thu, 05/05/2022 - 12:00pm Research Dissertation/Thesis Title: The relationship between performers and media in media based theatre.