Christine White is a professor of art and design at De Montfort University. Her research is related to designed environments in the arts, performance and museum and galleries contexts that engage audiences. She was founding editor of Scenography International and founding editor of Scene and is currently co-editor of the journal. She is a visiting professor at Wuhan University of Technology working with Chinese students in art and design disciplines. She has published on Design and Musicals in The Oxford Handbook of British Musicals (2016). Her latest performance was as multiple characters, in A Gift for Eleonora by Alison Oddey, 2017 at Bath Literature Festival and Art Out Loud Festival Chatsworth.