Emeritus Professor Julie Holledge

Emeritus Professor

College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

place Humanities
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Julie Holledge began her career as an actor and director in the British alternative theatre movement in the 1970s. and moved to Australia in the early 1980s.

Major publications include Innocent Flowers: Women in Edwardian Theatre (1981); Women's Intercultural Performance (2000) with Joanne Tompkins; and A Global Doll's House (2016) with Jonathan Bollen, Frode Helland, and Joanne Tompkins.

PhD, Bristol University, 1984
BA Hons (Ist Class), Bristol University, 1972
Honours, awards and grants

Rob Jordan Book Prize, 2002: Women's Intercultural Performance. Author with Joanne Tompkins. London: Routledge. 2000

Carrick Australian Federal Government Award for University Teaching, 2006. Commendation: for the development of research rich undergraduate courses; intercultural programs; and industry linked schemes for students training to be professional actors and directors.

Award for Outstanding Contribution to Flinders University granted during the Celebrations to mark the 40th Anniversary of Flinders University.

Key responsibilities

2010 from 1999 Chief Investigator of the Lead Institution of AusStage: the Australian Gateway for the Performing Arts. Australia's most successful creative arts research infrastructure project and recipient of five major grants from the Australian Research Council. Currently in its fourth phase of development, AusStage has twenty-two partners including eighteen universities, and the Australia Council for the Arts. (approx $3,000,000 Aus.)

2010  Project Administrator, Ibsen Through African Eyes, Lusaka, Zambia

2009 - 2012  Member of Executive of Ibsen International Organising Committee for Tri-annual International Ibsen Conferences.

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