Chris Baldwin is a performance director, curator and writer. He is known widely for Teatro de Creacion (TdC) and citizen-centred dramatugy - approaches to making large scale performance designed for a place, about that place and made in deep collaboration with the people of that place. He was Creative Director of Galway, European Capital of Culture 2020 (Ireland) and previously Curator of Interdisciplinary Performance for Wroclaw, European Capital of Culture in Poland in 2016. He directed two large scale performances as part of the 2012 London Olympics. He also acts as an advisor to cities wishing to develop their cultural policies - in particular within a European context (European Capitals of Culture).
His articles, books and plays are published in various languages and his new book on citizen-centred dramaturgy is due out in 2020 (Routledge). He is regularly invited to teach in universities across Europe. He was Visiting Professor at Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance in London. His PhD in Drama was awarded by the University of Kent in the UK. Chris is a permaculture designer.