Current Position

I am Co-Director of the Centre for Research in to Education, Creativity and Arts through Practice (RECAP), Professor of Drama Education in the Faculty of Education and Faculty of Arts & Media-Department of Performing Arts, a Distinguished Teaching Fellow of the University of Chester and a National Teaching Fellow.

My current work focuses on creative pedagogy, the intercultural dimension of drama and in particular the use of drama in the professions- including arts based initiatives in organizations and business. In the past decade I have worked in 17 countries with on-going long-term projects in Palestine, Finland, Japan, Spain, Sweden and Estonia. I have led long-term capacity building projects, run intensive short programs, developed research initiatives and staged pre-text based interactive performances in collaboration with colleagues locally, nationally and internationally.

Current Position



First Name Allan Arthur
Last Name Owens
Departments Education & Performing Arts
Faculties Faculty of Education and Children's Services &
Faculty of Arts and Media
Centre University of Chester