Florence Gill - President
"I enjoy long walks in VAPA, frolicking in the rain, and dancing on tables in the dark."
Florence (they / she) is an international student from Yorkshire (England), and is a senior at Bennington College. Florence studies Theatre, Politics, and Animation. Their work - both in and out of the classroom - has culminated in projects on community, social integration, and ecocriticism. Florence creates theatre and other multi-media projects that explore human and non-human interactions in non-conventional spaces, culminating in an SCT Thesis Current Perceptions on How to Be Human: The Regulation of Society, Digital Labour, & The Post-Human and a multimedia production Creature (May '22).
Florence was a Drama Discipline Representative for a year before being elected President of SEPC. Over the last four years Florence has been involved in initiatives of Shared Governance, democratising college practices, providing pathways for student feedback, facilitating conversations on anti-racist practices, and creating student forums within disciplines - amongst other projects.
Florence has worked on theatre and film in both the UK and the USA, including projects with Slung Low Theatre Company (UK); Imagine If Theatre Company (UK); Living Room Theatre (USA), Rock Challenge (UK); The Montgomery Theatre and Arts Centre (UK); Everyman Theatre (USA); and Dorset Theatre Festival (USA). They have also produced, stage-managed, directed, and performed in many productions at Bennington College.
Florence is an alumnus of the Sutton Trust US Programme, which is delivered in partnership with the Fulbright Commission.
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