Vicki Ann Cremona is Chair of the School of Performing Arts at the University of Malta, and Associate Professor within the Theatre Studies Department. She was appointed Ambassador of Malta to France between 2005-2009, and to Tunisia between 2009-2013. A former member of the National UNESCO Commission and the National Folklore Commission, Prof. Cremona was member of and rapporteur for the EU Evaluation Committee for the Valletta Capital of Culture 2018. She has contributed to the National Cultural Policy that was published in February 2010. Dr. Cremona is particularly interested in the relations between power and society as expressed through theatre and theatrical events. She co-edited and co-authored various books including Theatrical Events. Borders, Dynamics, Frames (2004), Playing Culture. Conventions and Extensions of Performance (2014). Conventions and Extensions of Performance (2014),On Culture. Mapping Valletta 2018 (2016), Spazji Teatrali, A Catalogue of Theatres in Malta and Gozo (2017).
theatre and power
popular theatre and theatrical events (Commedia dellâ€™arte, Carnival, processions) and their relationship with power structures and politics;
Maltese theatre history
contemporary theatre, with a recently developed interest in North African theatre;
translation of non-English books by theatre historians
costume in theatrical events
ACA5031 - Historical and Theoretical Perspectives on Social Practice in the Arts