Ida Persson Research Affiliate & Former Staff


Ida Persson is the Creative Director of actREAL, whose mission is to bring academic research on social issues into the community by using theatre and performance to bring it to life. This combines Ida’s academic background in international law and human rights (University of Warwick and University for Peace) with her practice and experience in theatre over many years. Having previously worked at COMPAS in communications and running the Exploring Migration: Research and Drama in Schools, Ida’s collaboration with COMPAS now explores new routes and work, including various joint project proposals, presentations, and video production.

For any queries about working with ActREAL to engage the public with your research visit www.actreal.org and contact us at admin@actreal.org


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European Migrant Integration Academy (EU-MIA)

Ben Gidley, Ole Jensen and Ida Persson | October 2012 – March 2014

Exploring Migration: Research and Drama in Schools

Bridget Anderson, Vanessa Hughes and Ida Persson | October 2014 – September 2015