Phil Bradford is a doctoral student in the department of Theatre and Performance Studies at Brown University. Practicing dis-ease—in the myriad of forms it takes—consumes her scholarly and activist energies. Her work currently focuses on the dis-ease of mental illness and the theories of embodiment that generate from these markedly different states of life. These theories of embodiment extend to the disciplines of philosophy, psychology, and theatre and performance. Phil is a core member of the Brown University performance group, Listening Laboratory, as well as an advocate for those living with mental illness.