Heather Fitzsimmons Frey

Heather Fitzsimmons Frey is our guest for Episode 3. Heather holds a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto’s Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies and is currently a Banting Postdoctoral Fellow at York University. Some of Heather’s core fields of research include girlhood studies, young people and audience reception, and representations of childhood in young people’s theatre.

Our conversation takes up Heather’s recent work on nineteenth-century at-home theatricals as well as her work on theatre for babies.