Doctor of Philosophy in Drama – Exeter University 2014
Postgraduate Certificate in Learning in Higher Education – Bath Spa University 2010
Master of Directing and Writing for Performance – University of Portsmouth 2009
Master of Marketing Management – Griffith University 2001
I am Course Leader of the BA (Hons) in Theatre and Drama. Previously, I was Subject Leader of Drama at Bath Spa University (2006-2015). Before joining BSU, I worked for a number of years as a consultant project manager/web project manager on behalf of JPMorganChase in London. Prior to that, I was manager of (and dramaturg for) for Taking Liberties Theatre Company in Queensland, Australia and a tutor at Griffith University.
My research interests lie in the interfaces between theatre and play and theatre and ecology.
Currently, I convene devised storytelling modules at levels 4 and 5. I have previously taught and / or co-ordinated a wide range of level 4, 5, 6 modules including Improvisation and Role Play (level 5), Studio Theatre Production/Practical Production Project (level 6), Applied Drama (levels 5 and 6), Directed Theatre Production and Musical Theatre Production (both level 6), Specialist Studies incorporating diverse theatre and performance electives (levels 5 and 6), Contemporary Theatre Performance (level 4) and Introduction to Theatre History (level 4).
PhD: Play or get played: implications of play theory and the foolish theatre of Gunduz Kalic for theatre, theatre studies and performance studies (2014), dissertation, Exeter: Exeter University, supervised by Prof Jane Milling.
My present artistic / pedagogical research is concerned with Prof Kalic’s approach to acting.
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