Playwright and creative activism educator based in Aotearoa/New Zealand.
Elspeth Tilley graduated from the University of Queensland Drama Program with a PhD in Drama and Literature. An experienced actor for stage and screen, she now teaches theatre and creative activism at Massey University, Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand, where she is an Associate Professor of English and Expressive Arts. Elspeth writes academic articles about performance and postcolonialism, and enjoys directing regular student theatre both scripted and devised. Her short plays have been produced worldwide in festivals including the British Theatre Challenge, Short + Sweet, Pint Sized Plays NZ, Climate Change Theatre Action, Stage-It 2, and more, and published in Canada, New Zealand, the USA and the UK.