Dr Mia Gordon is theatre practitioner and lecturer who has directed a variety of work in the UK, Holland, Poland, Germany and Canada. She is also an award-winning playwright. Her latest play ‘Eli and the Golem’ for Strangeface Theatre Company was recently staged in London. Mia has directed and written work for main stages (such as the ICA London, Sherman Theatre Cardiff, Traverse Edinburgh and the Tramway and Citizens in Glasgow) as well as more site-specific work (for instance a former Labour camp in Germany, the wings of a prison, and a Tate Modern Exhibition of the work of Ben Nicholson).
Mia has worked in a variety of educational settings apart from universities, including as an Education Officer at Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds, as a Writer in Residence at HMP Whitemoor and as a community artist working with recovering alcoholics in Glasgow. She is currently the Principal of the Regal Theatre’s School of Performing Arts in Worcestershire.
Mia’s PhD was an investigation of diverse narratives of the Holocaust in Israeli and German drama. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, the Royal Society of Artists, and a qualified management and teaching coach.
- Elected by the staff as Staff Governor (HE) in October
- Joint Course Leader BA (Hons) Performing Arts and Curriculum Manager FE Music and Performing Arts.