Prof Carol Rutter

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Carol Rutter

Carol Chillington Rutter is Professor Emerita at the University of Warwick where her teaching, research and publication focused on Shakespeare performance studies. She taught 'Shakespeare without chairs': putting students on their feet in rehearsal conditions to work on Shakespeare's writing as texts for performance. She holds a Warwick Award for Teaching Excellence and is a National Teaching Fellow. In 2023 she was Visiting Fellow at Ca' Foscari, Università di Venezia. Her monographs include Clamorous Voices: Shakespeare’s Women TodayEnter the Body: Women and Representation on Shakespeare’s StageShakespeare and Child’s Play: Performing Lost Boys on Stage and Screen and Antony and Cleopatra in Performance. She is the author of some fifty articles and chapters in edited books. Her current project is a biography of Henry Wotton, ambassador to the Venetian Republic in 1604, provisionally titled Lying Abroad: Henry Wotton and the Invention of Diplomacy. 

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