Niki Tulk

White woman with dredlocks and typewriter, smiling

Niki Tulk is an Australian, experimental theatre-maker, performer/improviser, writer, poet and performance studies scholar, and currently Teaching Faculty in Theatre at Plymouth State University. Her research explores a feminist, embodied and ethical poetics around the performance of trauma experience, and her book, Performing the Wound: Practicing a Feminist Theatre of Becoming will published by Routledge, U.K., in 2022. Her full-length poetry book, O, will be published by Driftwood Press in 2022. She holds two separate doctorates from the University of Colorado Boulder: in Theatre and Performance Studies; and in Intermedia Art, Writing and Performance. She has a Master of Education from the University of Georgia in Language and Literacy, and a M.F.A. in Creative Writing from The New School. She is currently completing an advanced Trauma Certificate with the Trauma Research Foundation in Boston, and her pedagogy combines somatic, trauma-informed methodologies with universal design principles. As an interdisciplinary artist/educator, Niki is excited to facilitate curriculum design, revision and classroom delivery through a trauma lens, across a variety of subject areas.