alison hodge

ALISON HODGE is a director, actor-trainer, author and lecturer. She is the Artistic Director of The Quick and The Dead, an international performance ensemble. Through practical research with the group, she has developed an embodied approach to training actors, Core Training.

Core Training is taught in leading drama schools in the UK and internationally. For further documentation of the work, see the newly published DVD: Core Training for the Relational Actor, London and New York: Routledge 2013.

Other publications for Routledge include: Twentieth Century Actor Training (2000) Actor Training (second edition 2010) and, with W. Staniewski, Hidden Territories: the Theatre of Gardzienice (2004).

Alison is an Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Drama and Theatre, Royal Holloway, University of London. She has been professional director since 1982 when she co-founded the storytelling company Theatre Alibi, described by the Guardian as ‘among Britain’s most inventive theatre companies.