Theatre, performing arts and music research

Home to a diverse group of collaborative researchers and an energetic and creative community of doctoral students

A dynamic and ‘Internationally Excellent’ research environment producing ‘World Leading’ Impact (100% 4&3* REF 2021) and with expertise in computer music and composition, actor and performer training, applied theatre, creative computing and emergent technologies, immersive play and production. We are interested transformative research that redefines fields and changes lives for the better.

Home to a diverse group of collaborative researchers and an energetic and creative community of doctoral students, this group conducts research together with major partners including Theatre Royal Plymouth and Spotify as well as national organisations and charities such as St Luke’s Hospice and The Alzheimer’s Society and receives project-funded from councils including the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.

Our researchers