Professor of Creative Arts, Flinders University
Dr Julian Meyrick is Strategic Professor Creative Arts at Flinders University.
The son of an English father and Australian mother, Julian studied politics and economics at Exeter University. He took an MA in theatre directing in the US and was later Associate Director and Literary Adviser at Melbourne Theatre Company. He has a PhD in the history of Australian theatre and was a Research Fellow at La Trobe University.
He is a co-editor of Australasian Drama Studies, a member of the Currency House Editorial Board and Artistic Counsel for the State Theatre Company of South Australia. He is a regular media commentator on matters of Australian theatre and Australian cultural policy.
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