Upcoming Seminars

Speaker: Emma Risley, PhD student, University of Sheffield

Date/Time: Monday 29th May 2024, 10-11 am

Location: Atrium, Alison House (& Teams)

Title: Eight shows a week: investigating the psychological cost of a career in musical theatre


Emma Risley is coming to the end of a placement here in Edinburgh working for Creative Carbon Scotland, researching how to get more creative freelancers involved in the organisation’s initiatives. The primary focus of her PhD study, however, is musical theatre and well-being. Usually based in Sheffield, Emma is excited to talk about her project as she passes the halfway mark.