Pamela Bowell is Visiting Reader at Bishop Grosseteste University College, Lincoln, where she teaches in the School of Culture, Education and Innovation. She is internationally renowned for her work with children, young people, students, teachers and theatre educators. With them, she explores the ways in which drama provides a creative and compelling means to promote and develop learning across the curriculum.
She has international reputation as a conference workshop leader and speaker and as a consultant in the field of drama education. She has been a secondary school drama teacher in England and Australia, a local authority drama advisory teacher and theatre-in-education actor/teacher and for twenty years was Principal Lecturer in Drama Education at Kingston University.
For ten years Pamela was Chair of National Drama – the UK’s leading subject association for drama teachers and theatre educators. She has recently returned to the Board and currently is Director of Conferences and CPD. She has a particular interest in process drama and researches and writes on the subject in collaboration with Brian Heap, University of the West Indies.Their publications include Planning Process Drama published by David Fulton, now translated into both Finnish and Arabic. An updated and expanded second edition is due for publication in 2013. She is Co-Editor of Drama Research: International Journal of Drama in Education.