Professor Persephone Sextou


NameProfessor Persephone Sextou
Job titleDirector of Sidney De Haan

Research outputs

Drama and theatre education: A proposal for the establishment of Hellenic Theatre in Education (TiE); possibilities and problems in developing aspects of the British TiE experience in Greece towards the provision of professional theatre with an educational purpose in pre-school and primary education

Sextou, P. 2004. Drama and theatre education: A proposal for the establishment of Hellenic Theatre in Education (TiE); possibilities and problems in developing aspects of the British TiE experience in Greece towards the provision of professional theatre with an educational purpose in pre-school and primary education. PhD Thesis Goldsmiths College University of London Drama

Theatre in paediatrics: can participatory performance mitigate educational, emotional and social consequences of missing out school during hospitalisation?

Sextou, Persephone 2021. Theatre in paediatrics: can participatory performance mitigate educational, emotional and social consequences of missing out school during hospitalisation? Research in Drama Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/13569783.2021.1940914

Online arts-based educational resources for children in hospital: the Rocket-Arts project in response to COVID-19

Sextou, P. 2021. Online arts-based educational resources for children in hospital: the Rocket-Arts project in response to COVID-19. United Kingdom Arts & Health South West in association with The University of the West of England (UWE), Tampere University Finland, University College London and Nottingham University.

Exploring methods of training the actor/puppeteer in healthcare: A Socratic dialogue

Sextou, Persephone and Rolston, Wesley 2020. Exploring methods of training the actor/puppeteer in healthcare: A Socratic dialogue. Journal of Applied Arts and Health. 11 (1-2), pp. 171-176. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1386/jaah_00030_7

Broken Puppet Symposia

Sextou, Pesrsephone, Astles, Cariad, Fisher, Emma and Purcell-Gates, Laura 2020. Broken Puppet Symposia. Journal of Applied Arts and Health. 11 (1-2), pp. 200-207. https://doi.org/10.1386/jaah_00037_5

Applied theatre, puppetry and emotional skills in healthcare: a cross-disciplinary pedagogical framework

Sextou, Persephone, Karypidou, Anatoli and Kourtidou-Sextou, Eleni 2020. Applied theatre, puppetry and emotional skills in healthcare: a cross-disciplinary pedagogical framework. Applied Theatre Journal . 8 (1), pp. 89-105. https://doi.org/10.1386/atr_00028_1

What does the actor need to perform in health care? Emotional demands, skills and competences

Sextou, Persephone and Karypidou, Anatoli 2018. What does the actor need to perform in health care? Emotional demands, skills and competences. 6 (2), pp. 107-119. https://doi.org/10.1386/art.6.2.107_1

Lollie the rough collie and the magic kiss

Sextou, P. 2018. Lollie the rough collie and the magic kiss. West Midlands, England Tulleys Print Ltd.

Trapped in the labyrinth’: exploring mental illness through devised theatrical performance

Sextou, Persephone and Patterson, Paul 2017. Trapped in the labyrinth’: exploring mental illness through devised theatrical performance. Medical Humanities. 43 (2), pp. 86-91. https://doi.org/10.1136/medhum-2016-011094

Drama is for life! Recreational drama activities for the elderly in UK care homes

Sextou, Persephone and Smith, Cory 2017. Drama is for life! Recreational drama activities for the elderly in UK care homes. Text Matters: A Journal of Literature, Theory and Culture. 7, pp. 273-290. https://doi.org/10.1515/texmat-2017-0015

Theatre for children in hospital. The gift of compassion

Sextou, P. 2016. Theatre for children in hospital. The gift of compassion. Bristol, England Intellect Books.

Hospital theatre: Promoting child well-being in cardiac and cancer wards

Sextou, Persephone and Hall, Sharon 2015. Hospital theatre: Promoting child well-being in cardiac and cancer wards. Applied Theatre Research Journal. 3 (1), pp. 67-84. https://doi.org/10.1386/atr.3.1.67_1

Theatre, society, and stigma: Mental illness on stage

Sextou, Persephone and Patterson, Paul 2014. Theatre, society, and stigma: Mental illness on stage. The International Journal of Social, Political and Community Agendas in the Arts. 9 (1), pp. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.18848/2326-9960/CGP/v09i01/1-10

Devised drama, Shakespeare and creativity: Practical work on Othello’s pathos

Sextou, Persephone and Trotman, Dave 2013. Devised drama, Shakespeare and creativity: Practical work on Othello’s pathos. The International Journal of Arts Education. 7 (1), pp. 47-56. https://doi.org/10.18848/2326-9944/CGP/v07i01/36173

Bedside theatre performance and its effects on hospitalised children's well-being

Sextou, Persephone and Monk, Claire 2013. Bedside theatre performance and its effects on hospitalised children's well-being. 5 (1), pp. 81-88. https://doi.org/10.1080/17533015.2012.712979

Practical applications of theatre in primary and secondary education

Sextou, P. 2007. Practical applications of theatre in primary and secondary education. Athens, greece Kastanioti Publisher (Greek).

Dramatization. The toolkit of the theatre facilitator (in Greek)

Sextou, P. 2007. Dramatization. The toolkit of the theatre facilitator (in Greek). Athens Greece Kastanioti Publications (Greek).

Theatre in education programmes in schools (in Greek)

Sextou, P. 2005. Theatre in education programmes in schools (in Greek). Athens, Greece Metaihmio (Greek Publisher).
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