5 December 2019

School of English alumna touring the world with production called 'Salt'

Selina Thompson is an alumna of the School of English who made a strong impact in English Literature and Theatre during her time as a student.

Selina Thompson

Selina is an artist and writer whose work has been shown and praised internationally. Her work is currently focused on the politics of marginalisation, and how this comes to define our bodies, relationships and environments. She has made work for pubs, hairdressers, toilets, and sometimes even galleries and theatres, including BBC Radio, the National Theatre Studio and The National Theatre of Scotland as well as theatres across the UK, Europe, Brazil, North America and Australia.

Selina has been described as ‘a force of nature’ (The Stage) and ‘an inspiration’ (The Independent). She was featured in The Stage 100 Most Influential Leaders 2018, and awarded the Forced Entertainment Award in 2019.

Her latest production Salt, will be shown in New York in January 2020.