Anna is a playwright, director, and academic.
She completed a PhD at the University of Cambridge in 2009 on contemporary theatre practice and currently works as a lecturer in drama at the University of Exeter. Her research explores theatre and performance, ethics, trauma, health, and stand up comedy. She combines academia with theatre practice.
She is also a trustee and the secretary of the mental health service-user company Stepping Out Theatre. Recent writing credits include I Could’'ve Been Better (Idiot Child) and Isle of Shame as part of Eddie King’s Unforgettable Tour of the Forgotten (Tobacco Factory). Recent directing credits include Choking Hazard (Idiot Child, Ferment), Nostalgia (Theatre West), The Wonderful World of Dissocia (Corpus Playroom), You're Not Doing It Right (Idiot Child)