Caroline Jester was Dramaturg for 12 years at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre and has led the way in international collaborative projects in the UK, including creating REPwrite a new online collaborative writing programme.

Caroline is a writer, dramaturg, educator, director and theatre consultant who uses playwriting as a tool in many settings. She was Dramaturg and Literary Manager at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre for 12 years and is a Fellow of the Institute of Creative and Critical Writing at Birmingham City University and a Master on the MA in Dramatic Writing at Drama Centre London, Central Saint Martins. She is the co author of ‘Playwriting Across the Curriculum’ and the originator of REPwrite, an interactive playwriting zone. She designs playwriting programmes nationally and internationally.