Photo by Pandelis Ladas


Live artist, Playwright

Deborah Pearson is a live artist and playwright. Her work has toured to four continents and fifteen countries, and has been translated into five languages. She recently published The Future Show with Oberon books. 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 Brook 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 is an associate artist with Volcano in Canada and was a resident artist for two years at Somerset House Studios with Caroline Williams. She is now an associate artist at Somerset House Studios with Forest Fringe.