• DPhil, Classical Languages and Literature, Corpus Christi College,
University of Oxford, (2010-14)
Thesis Title: ‘The Athenian Dramatic Chorus in the Fourth Century BCE’
• MA (Distinction), Classics, University of Exeter (2009-10)
• BA Literae Humaniores, University College, University of Oxford (2004-8)



  • Song of the Chorus. The presence and representation of the dramatic chorus in the fourth century BCE (in progress, Oxford University Press)


  • ‘Proximate Translation: Buchanan’s ‘Greek’ Biblical Plays and Sixteenth-Century English Drama’, in Translation and Literature (special issue, Heavey, K. [ed.], for submission June 2019)

  • Introite pueri! The Schoolroom Performance of George Buchanan’s Latin Medea in Bordeaux’, in Journal of Latin Cosmopolitanism and European Literatures (submitted, for publication in 2019)

  • ‘Metre, Movement, and Dance in Satyr Drama’, in Antonopoulos, A., Christopoulos, M. and Harrison, G. Brill’s Companion to Satyr Drama (submitted, Brill)

  • ‘Greek Tragedy and the Academic Stage’, co-authored with Hannah Crawforth (KCL) in Poole, K. and Shohet, L. (eds) Gathering Force: British Literature in Transition 1557-1623 (forthcoming 2018, Cambridge University Press)

  • ‘Knowledge Exchange and Classical Outreach’ in Musié, M., Homes-Henderson, A., Hunt, S. and Searle, E. Forward with Classics (2018, Bloomsbury), pp.33-6

  • ‘Forces At Work: Euripides’ Medea at the National Theatre 2014’ in Brodie, G. and Cole, E. (eds) Theatre Translation (2017, Routledge), pp.104-117

  • ‘Greater than logos? Kinaesthetic Empathy and the Chorus in Plato’s Laws’, in Johncock, M. and Sanders, E. (eds.) Persuasion and Emotion in Classical Antiquity (2016, Steiner Verlag), pp.147-161



  • ‘The Brill Companions to the Reception of Aeschylus and Sophocles’, Translation and Literature (in progress, for publication 2019)

  • ‘Dancing in the Streets. A History of Collective Joy’, Group: Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society vol.39 no.4 (2015) pp.367-70

  • ‘The Ancient Dancer in the Modern World’, Journal of Hellenic Studies vol.132 (2012) pp. 296-7



Blog Posts


    • ‘Ancient Tales New Told: The Neo-Latin Translations of Greek Tragedy’ – Leverhulme funded three-year research project at King’s College London (2016-9).
    • Medea: A Knowledge Exchange Project –National Theatre (2014). Funded by The Oxford Research Centre for the Humanities (major award).
    • ‘Choral Variations’ (Corpus Christi Seminar Series), co-organised with Tim Whitmarsh (2014). Funded by Oxford University.
    • Chorus in Action Network (CiAN) – an interdisciplinary research network (2013-14). Funded by The Oxford Research Centre for the Humanities.

    Upcoming Talks and Conferences

    • ‘Co-opting the community chorus and the Actors Touring Company’s production of Aeschylus’ Suppliant Women (2017)’ – Cambridge Interdisciplinary Performance Network Seminar Series (Spring 2019)
    • ‘Recasting the Chorus. The Non-Citizen Chorus in Reperformances of Greek Drama in the Fifth and Fourth Centuries’ – University of Birmingham Research Seminar (February 2019)
    • ‘John the Baptist and Euripidean Models of Morality in Buchanan’s Baptistes and Grimald’s Archipropheta’ – St Andrews University Research Seminar (November 2018)

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