Per Brask has taught at the University of Winnipeg since1982. Prior to this, he was dramaturg for Playwrights Workshop (Montreal) and Artistic Director of the Saidye Bronfman Centre Theatre. During his time in Montreal, 1978-1982, he also taught playwriting at Concordia University and the National Theatre School of Canada. Throughout his career he has been a dramaturg on numerous plays and productions. He has published poetry, short stories, translations, interviews and essaysDaniel Meyer-Dinkgräfe is Professor of Drama in the Lincoln School of Humanities and Performing Arts, University of Lincoln, UK. His research focuses on the relationship between theatre and consciousness. He serves as editor of the journal (online) and the book series (Rodopi) Consciousness, Literature and the Arts, and has convened the bi-annual Consciousness, Theatre, Literature and the Arts conferences since 2005.