Ms Natalie Raven
Wellbeing Workshop Leader
School of Psychology (Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences)
· Associate Lecturer in Theatre & Performance (2015-present)
· PhD Candidate (2014-present)
· 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 (Merit)
· De Montfort University: 2010 - 2012 (PT) MA in Drama (Merit)· De Montfort University: 2005 – 2008 (FT) BA (hons) in English and Drama (1st class)
· Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
· Member of TaPRA (Theatre and Performance Research Association)
· a-n: The Artist Information Network
· Module Teacher, 1st year BA (hons) 'Performance Praxis: The Politics of Culture'.
Teaching aspects of culture, politics, class, gender, race, ethnicity, and ideology in relation to contemporary performance, 2016
· Specialising in teaching
Live and Performance Art
Gender & identity
Representations of the body in performance.
· Lectures include
‘Modernism in Performance’
‘Postmodernism in Performance'
'Poppy Jackson: Representations of the Female Body’
'Introduction to Live Art'
‘Nakedness, Nudity, Costume, and Adornment in Performance'
· Practical Workshops include
‘Yves Klen Body Painting'
'Devising Contemporary Performance'
'Cultivating an Image'
‘Marketing Strategies for Artist Professionals’
· Live and Performance Art
· Gender, identity, and the body in performance
· Nakedness, nudity, adornment & costume practices
· Semiotic and empathetic approaches to performance making
· Religious iconography and the female body
Grants & contracts
· TaPRA PG Bursary to attend and present at national conference, Salford Uk, September 2017
· Santander Scholarship of £1575 to undertake research as a Visiting Scholar at Queen Mary University London, September 2017
· Plymouth University HPA (Humanities and Performing Arts) funding of £350 to creatively document and disseminate la sainte trinité (2016), July 2017
· Plymouth University DTC (Doctoral Training Centre) funding of £75 to present at Boarderlines conference, De Montfort University Leicester, July 2016
· Plymouth University DTC (Doctoral Training Centre) funding of £425 to present and attend Black Mountain School, North Carolina USA, June 2016
· Plymouth University DTC (Doctoral Training Centre) funding of £250 to present at Critical Costume Conference, Aalto University Helsinki, March 2015