Deborah Pearson is a live artist and playwright. Her work has toured to five continents and over twenty countries, and has been translated into six languages. Her shows The Future Show and Inside Bitch are both published with Oberon books, and The Elders is published in Portuguese by Panos. She is the founding co-director of UK artist collective Forest Fringe. Deborah has won awards for both her solo practice and her work with Forest Fringe, including three herald angels, a Scotsman Fringe First, a Peter Brooke Empty Space Award and the Total Theatre Award for Significant Contribution.
She has a PhD in narrative in contemporary performance from Royal Holloway, where she was a Reid Scholar. Her research was supervised by Dan Rebellato.
She was a resident artist for two years at Somerset House Studios with Caroline Williams and an associate artist at Somerset House Studios with Forest Fringe. She is currently Assistant Research Fellow at Birkbeck, University of London, and Senior Lecturer of Dramaturgy for the Screen School at University of the Arts, London.
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