Andy  Houston

  • Title / Position: Associate Professor
  • Organization: Department of Drama and Speech Communication, University of Waterloo
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Andy Houston is an artist-researcher in intermedia and site-specific performance, and an associate professor of drama at the University of Waterloo. He and Kathleen Irwin started Knowhere Productions Inc. in 2002, a company devoted to the exploration of site-specific and site-responsive performance (see; in the last fifteen years, he has directed and dramaturged several large-scale site-specific, intermedia productions. As a scholar, he has published broadly in his field and edited a Canadian Theatre Review issue on site-specific performance, as well as a collection of writings on environmental and site-specific theatre in Canada, published by Playwrights Canada Press. In the spring of 2013 he participated in a two-month residency at ZK/U – the Centre for Art and Urbanistics, Berlin (see; the focus of this work is a performative mapping project entitled Berlin + Berlin, based in Berlin, Germany and Kitchener, Canada.

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