Gareth White is a lecturer in applied theatre at Central School of Speech & Drama. He trained at University College Bretton Hall and spent some time as a freelance actor, director and facilitator before beginning his doctoral research at Goldsmiths College, University of London. As a practitioner Gareth has specialised in work with community groups and in educational settings. He is formerly a director of Armadillo Theatre, a company producing issue-based workshops, performances and creative residencies, and an actor with Box Clever Theatre Company, touring widely throughout the South East. His interest in practical theatre making continues through directing performances with students: both large scale outdoor performances and smaller studio projects. He also collaborates on experimental participatory performance pieces within Central and in other venues. Gareth has previously taught at Goldsmiths, Wimbledon College of Art, Bretton Hall, the University of Kingston, South Bank University, and Richmond American International University.