Practice as Research

The Mistress - Teresa MurjasThe Department has a long history of practice-led research, which began in the early 90s. The Department's policy of providing research time, physical space and the support to develop experimental practices has enabled members of staff to engage in diverse and exciting projects over the last 24 years. Innovative, critical practices have been explored, and new approaches to documentation have been developed. These have led to public presentations, publication and the development of websites.

Staff Research by practice includes:

Women and Theatre: The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs (Simone Benmussa), Mary Stuart (Friedrich Schiller), Eden Cinema (Marguerite Duras), Savannah Bay (Marguerite Duras),

Subjectivity and Identity: The Cutting up of Mary S. (devised), Backtracks, (devised), Counting her dresses and other plays…. (devised from theatre work of Gertrude Stein), Surviving Objects (devised).

Performance and Theatre History: The Devil is an Ass Lady (Ben Jonson), The Magnetic Lady (Ben Jonson), Sejanus (Ben Jonson), Epicoene, The Silent Woman (Ben Jonson).

Translation and Eastern European Theatre: Ashanti (Włodzimierz Perzyński), The Mistress (Gabriela Zapolska), Four of Them (Gabriela Zapolska), The Man (Gabriela Zapolska), The Morality of Mrs. Dulska (Gabriela Zapolska).

Translation and Chinese Theatre: Lady Precious Stream (Hsiung Shih-I)

Teresa Murjas' Practice as Research

Lib Taylor's Practice as Research

Postgraduate Practice as Research

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