Adam Ledger

Adam Ledger
is a ClimateCultures Author

Adam is joint artistic director of The Bone Ensemble: productions include Again, Caravania! and Where’s My Igloo Gone?, a participatory performance concerning climate change. He is interested in how art practices can bring a positive and empowering message about climate to audiences. Where’s My Igloo Gone? for children aged 5+ and families, will tour in Autumn 2017 – Spring 2018, accompanied by a new, interactive installation that turns environmental data into a creative, participatory artwork. 

Adam is also a Senior Lecturer in Drama and Theatre Arts at the University of Birmingham. He taught previously at University College Cork and the University of Hull, and has directed projects internationally. Adam’s research centres on performance practice: books include Odin Teatret: Theatre in a New Century (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012) and The Director and Directing: Craft, Process and Aesthetic in Contemporary Theatre (Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming).

Adam’s ClimateCultures Posts:

Action, Participation, Feeling: Where’s My Igloo Gone?

Oolik is an ordinary girl who goes on an extraordinary journey to save her igloo home. On her way she ...
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The Bone Ensemble will be touring its very well received family theatre show Where’s My Igloo Gone? (ages 5+) nationally from November to April (directed by Adam Ledger). This colourful, participatory performance explores environmental themes of climate and community, and seeks to inspire and empower its audiences as we follow Oolik’s journey to find out what has happened to her home and what she – and you! – can do about it!

You can read more – with Tour Dates – here.