Nicholas Johnson is Associate Professor of Drama at Trinity College Dublin, where he directs the Trinity Centre for Beckett Studies and convenes the Creative Arts Practice research theme. 2020 book publications include Experimental Beckett (Cambridge UP), Bertolt Brecht’s David Fragments (1919–1921): An Interdisciplinary Study (Bloomsbury), and Influencing Beckett / Beckett Influencing (Károli/L’Harmattan). He co-edited the “Performance Issue” (23.1, 2014) and the “Pedagogy Issue” (29.1, 2020) of the Journal of Beckett Studies (Edinburgh UP). He directed Virtual Play (2017–19) and world premieres of The David Fragments (2017), Enemy of the Stars (2015), and No’s Knife (Lincoln Center, 2015). He works as dramaturg with Pan Pan and Dead Centre.