Dr. John Matthews is a Lecturer in Theatre and Performance at the University of Plymouth. He is a performer and theatre-maker and, as Research Fellow for The Stanislavski Centre, he taught at Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance. John publishes research on training in sites including the rehearsal room, the clinic and the cloister and he is the author of Training for Performance: A Meta-disciplinary Account (Methuen Drama, 2011).Dr. David Torevell is Associate Professor in the department of Theology, Religious Studies and Philosophy at Liverpool Hope University. He has written two books on Christian worship Losing the Sacred: Ritual, Modernity and Liturgical Reform (T&T Clark, 2000) and Liturgy and the Beauty of the Unknown: Another Place (Ashgate, 2007). He is presently completing a study of the performative dimension of contemplative theology in dialogue with a new interpretation of Samuel Beckett’s masterpiece, ‘Waiting for Godot’.