Hannah Rudman
Since 2004
Works in Edinburgh, Michigan United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

I graduated from Royal Holloway, University of London with a first in Drama and Theatre Studies in 1997 and an M.Res in Drama and IT in 1998. The M.Res. grew out of my fascination for the potential links between the arts and the emerging new media and communications technologies. My study developed the possibilities of the then groundbreaking creation of Hyperdrama, Virtual Performance and Cybertheatre: that year, I wrote and produced Europe's first Hyperdrama, The Benefactor.

Joining AEA Consulting, an Arts Management Consultancy working in the cultural in 1999, I gained understanding of the public and private funding structures of major international arts and heritage institutions; of regional and local arts management practice and cultural planning; and of government arts policy and legislation.

I then joined the Royal Shakespeare Company, working closely with the education department to create unique and cutting edge New Media Productions for the RSC. I developed the RSC's strategy on how to generate digital solutions for making best use of the RSC's rich resources; project managed the first phase of development; built production and publishing partnerships; and secured