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Northumbria University Visiting Fellow Tim Supple: With roots in the North East of England, internationally renowned theatre director Tim Supple has created performance throughout the UK and in Europe, North and South America, Australia, India, North Africa and the near and far East. He has worked regularly with the National Theatre and the RSC and during the 1990s he was Artistic Director of the Young Vic Theatre in London. In 2005 he founded Dash Arts with Josephine Burton to create new performance in collaboration with artists from abroad producing work that changes the way we see the world. His multi-lingual A Midsummer Night’s Dream, created in India for Dash Arts in 2006, was a world-wide success and acclaimed as ‘the most life-enhancing production of Shakespeare’s play since Peter Brook’s” (Guardian). His Arabic production of One Thousand and One Nights premiered at Edinburgh International Festival in 2011 where it was hailed as “an instant classic” (Independent). Tim is the recipient of a great many commissions and awards including a NESTA Invention and Innovation Award for experiments in film.