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The Performance and Communities Research and Enterprise Group celebrates, challenges and researches the various modes of performance (voice, body, space, movement, language, sound, texture, shape, words) and considers how work on performance can engage, work with and learn from existing, evolving and new communities of people.
The research and enterprise group brings together: performance theory and practice; critical theory; cultural and theatrical history; linguistic and textual performance; creative practice to investigate performance.
The group shares a focus on identity, performance and theatricality – ranging from investigations of linguistic gender performance to Suffragette theatre history, from seventeenth-century theatres to contemporary community installations and performance. We have an extended historical perspective and experience of diverse performance contexts, working with local and national arts centres (the National Theatre, The Theatre Royal Brighton, the Booth Museum and Brighton Open Air Theatre) and alongside the cultural industry of theatre and theatrical practice via workshops, talks and postgraduate training networking.
The Performance and Communities REG also offers both a focus and forum for postgraduate students to discuss and share work with expert researchers. Fortnightly events include work-in-progress performances, crits and external speakers from both the academic and theatrical worlds, and writing workshops. We have an excellent publications record and established links with local, national and international theatre companies.
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- School of Humanities and Social Science - Principal Lecturer
- Centre for Arts and Wellbeing
- Performance and Communities Research and Enterprise Group
- 1 Active
The Everyday Creativity Network: Developing Understandings, Methods and Applications Across Boundaries
Johnson, H., Ewbank, N. & Evans, O.
14/11/22 → 13/11/24
Project: Research Councils / Government Depts.
Discourse, Demand, Desire: An Intersectional Analysis of Mass Shooter TextsMyketiak, C., 2022, (Accepted/In press) Palgrave.
Research output: Book/Report › Book - authored › peer-review
Smith, ThomasAughterson, K., 27 Jan 2021, Encyclopedia of Renaissance Philosophy. Sgarbi, M. (ed.). New York: Springer
Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBN › Chapter
Women Writers and Experimental Narratives: Early Modern to ContemporaryAughterson, K. (ed.) & Philips, D. (ed.), Mar 2021, London: Palgrave. 300 p.
Research output: Book/Report › Book - edited › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile
Reclaiming cabaret. A queer haunted autoethnography or real, researched and imagined stories of cabaret past and present.
Alan Meggs (Presenter)6 Apr 2022
Activity: External talk or presentation › Oral presentationFile
From Source To Mouth: Walking the River Bann
Craig Jordan-Baker (Member of expert group) & Cherry Smyth (Member of expert group)1 May 2021 → 30 Aug 2021
Activity: External funding peer-review
EMBEDDING WELL-BEING INTO THE ENGLISH CURRICULUM
Kate Aughterson (Presenter), Jessica Moriarty (Presenter), MIchelle Prentice (Presenter) & John Morton (Presenter)Jul 2020
Activity: External talk or presentation › Invited talk