ADS Journal Editors


Established in 1982, Australasian Drama Studies (ADS) is a fully peer-reviewed journal which publishes articles, interviews, and production casebooks on world theatre by Australasian and international scholars. The journal also publishes reviews of scholarly books and published play texts.

Founding co-editors

  • Jeremy Ridgman
  • Richard Fotheringham
  • Veronica Kelly

Immediate past editors:

  • Geoffrey Milne, Julian Meyrick, Meredith Rogers, Yoni Prior


  • Dr Nicola Hyland, Te Herenga Waka | Victoria University of Wellington (Aotearoa New Zealand)
  • Dr Sarah Woodland, University of Melbourne (Australia)

Assistant Editor

  • Dr Jonathan Graffam-O'Meara, Monash University

Reviews editors

  • Dr Sarah Peters, Flinders University (Australia)
  • Associate Professor Hilary Halba,University of Otago (Aotearoa New Zealand)

Principal editorial advisor/s

  • Emeritus Professor Joanne Tompkins, University of Queensland (Australia)

Australasian Drama Studies: Advisory Board

  • Emeritus Professor Tom Burvill: Macquarie University, Sydney
  • Professor Peter Eckersall: The City University of New York
  • Professor Helen Gilbert: Royal Holloway, University of London
  • Associate Professor Laura Ginters: University of Sydney
  • Professor Helena Grehan: Murdoch University, Perth
  • Emeritus Professor Julie Holledge: Flinders University, Adelaide
  • Dr Mary Ann Hunter: University of Tasmania
  • Professor Jacqueline Lo: University of Adelaide
  • Professor Mary Luckhurst: University of Bristol
  • Emeritus Professor Gay McAuley: Royal Holloway, University of London
  • Associate Professor Glen McGillivray: University of Sydney
  • Professor Julian Meyrick: Griffith University, Queensland
  • Professor David O’Donnell: Victoria University, Wellington
  • Dr Meredith Rogers: La Trobe University
  • Professor Elizabeth Schafer: Royal Holloway, University of London
  • Professor Denise Varney: University of Melbourne