Chris Baldwin

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Chris Baldwin is a performance director, curator and writer. He is artistic director and co-founder of CCD Productions Ltd.  


He is known widely for Teatro de Creacion (TdC)  and citizen-centred dramatugy - approaches to making large scale performance designed for a place, about that place and made in deep collaboration with the people of that place. He was Creative Director of Galway, European Capital of Culture 2020 (Ireland) and previously Curator of Interdisciplinary Performance for Wroclaw, European Capital of Culture in Poland in 2016. He directed two large scale performances as part of the 2012 London Olympics. He also acts as an advisor to both cities and rural spaces wishing to develop their cultural policies - in particular within a European context (European Capitals of Culture).


His articles, books and plays are published in various languages and his new book on citizen-centred dramaturgy is due out in 2020 (Routledge). He regularly teaches and speaks at universities across Europe. His PhD was awarded by the University of Kent. Chris is also a permaculture designer.