Richard Kemp

Author of Embodied Acting: What Neuroscience Tells Us About Performance; Professor, Head of Acting and Directing at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States

Rick Kemp is the author of Embodied Acting: What Neuroscience Tells Us About Performance, and professor of theatre and head of acting and directing at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He has over thirty years of experience as an actor and director gained in Europe and the USA, working with theatres and companies such as the Almeida, Complicité, Commotion, Tricycle, Harbourfront, Quantum, the Pittsburgh Playhouse, 404 Strand, Squonk Opera, Circulo de Bellas Artes, Teatr Polski, and the Bouffes du Nord. He holds a B.A. and an M.A. in English Language and Literature from Oxford University, and an M.F.A. in Performance Pedagogy and a Ph.D. in Theatre and Performance Studies from the University of Pittsburgh, USA.