Ms Natalie Raven

Ms Natalie Raven

Wellbeing Workshop Leader

School of Psychology (Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences)



  • Wellbeing Workshop Leader
  • PhD Candidate


  • Associate Lecturer in Theatre & Performance
  • Co-facilitator, Performance. Experience. Presence. research group (2015-2016) 
  • Student Representative for PGR in the faculty of Arts & Humanities (2014-2016)
  • Committee Member, The Postgraduate Society (2014-2016)


  • Plymouth University: 2014 to present (FT) PhD Performance Studies
  • Plymouth University: 2016 (FT) Introduction to Teaching and Learning
  • De Montfort University: 2010 - 2012 (PT) MA in Drama
  • De Montfort University: 2005 – 2008 (FT) BA (hons) in English and Drama (1st class)

Professional membership

  • Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Member of TaPRA (Theatre and Performance Research Association)
  • a-n: The Artist Information Network

Teaching interests

I have taught on a variety of modules across various disciplines, including Theatre and Performance, Dance, Acting, Fine Art, and currently Journalism.

I specialise in

  • Feminist Performance Making
  • Live and Performance Art
  • The Body in Performance
  • Gender Studies

  • Cultural and Critical Contexts of Performance

  • Training for Performance

Research interests

My research interests include:

  • Textiles in performance
  • Gender, identity, and the body in performance
  • Semiotic, scenographic and phenomenological approaches to performance making
  • Feminism
  • Nakedness, nudity, adornment & costume practices

Additional information

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