Amanda Konkin has a masters degree from the University of British Columbia. Her thesis project is titled Forum Theatre, Technology and Desire: An Investigation of Headlines Theatre’s Online Broadcasts. It researched the use of forum theatre techniques practiced by the Vancouver based Theatre for Living (Headlines Theatre) and the use of online broadcasts to integrate virtual audiences into the live theatrical experience.
The full paper is available via the UBC Library HERE
Konkin will be presenting at the upcoming Women in Animation Symposium in Los Angeles this October. Her paper will focus on the impact of Lauren Montgomery’s work on modern superhero pop culture.