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Bethany is a MA student at the University of Toronto’s Centre for Drama, Theatre, and Performance Studies. She is a recent graduate of Queen’s University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts Hons., in Drama. Her research focuses on audience and spectatorship studies, with a primary focus on theatre audiences through the lenses of care, accessibility, and affect. She has had the opportunity to present her work at the Inquiry@Queen’s Conference and the Canadian Association for Theatre Research Conference, and is currently co-authoring an article that examines how audience members negotiate individual and collective affects during live theatre performance. Bethany also works as a theatre practitioner who is dedicated to accessible theatre practice, with a particular interest in stage management, accessibility coordination, and technical direction.