Our ResM Theatre and Performance students come from a wide range of backgrounds. Some have come straight from undergraduate study while others have joined our programme with a great deal of life experience. At present, just over half our students formally studied theatre or performance at undergraduate level. The remaining students have spent time working within a variety of creative or professional practices, or else studied a different subject and decided to extend their research interdisciplinary to embrace performance perspectives. The result of these diverse backgrounds is a lively, vibrant seminar culture and research environment in which cross-disciplinary and collaborative approaches are highly valued.
Current ResM student projects
Teri Bailie and James Harper: Collaboration, class and the domestic.
Jonathan Cripps: Ariane Mnouchkine and the Theatre de Soleil.
Tim Francis: Improvisation and site.
Nathaniel Turner: Performing black masculinity.
Completed Research Masters projects in Theatre and Performance
Chico Carino: Performing trans-subjectivity.
Conor Clarke: Performance and its digital afterlife.
Gemma Chatwin: Exploring privilege through the creation of an alter ego.
Leah Dungay: FEMEN and the politics of topless protest.
Mark Flisher: Interactivity in solo performance.
Tim Goodwin: The use of new techniques derived from cognitive psychology and Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) in Actor Training.
Chris Hackett: Modes of Holocaust performance in Israel.
Jamie Lewis Hadley: Wrestling, pain and masculinity.
Richard Lawson: Establishing actor/audience relationships at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre.
Siobhan Mckeown: Activism and intermedial performance.
Ruth Mitchell: The dramaturgy of site-specific performance.
Sam Rose: Intimacy and one-to-one performance.
Jonathan Witchell: The plays of Mark Ravenhill and Brad Fraser.