Viv Kerridge coordinates and teaches on the undergraduate programmes in Drama. Viv has a particular interest in interventionalist drama and the preparation of applied drama practitioners. Prior to joining Bishop Grosseteste University in 2001, Viv worked in a freelance capacity as both a drama practitioner in community settings and lecturer at a variety of educational institutions including further and higher education. Teaching Viv teaches a range of modules across the undergraduate programmes in Drama. Teaching interests include contemporary political theatre, feminist theatre, narrative discourse and interventionalist drama. A significant part of her role is in establishing and developing community links and preparing students to work in a variety of community settings. Viv’s interests focus predominantly on the ethical and social awareness and development of applied drama practitioners.
Viv’s research interest centres on her work with students on problem-based learning, near peer learning, and performance as a learning mechanism. She has worked on a number of large-scale interventionist educational projects.