Drama, Theatre and Performance at Huddersfield hosts a vibrant and developing research culture in the areas of psychophysical performance, performance Magic, mindfulness and performance, technical theatre and multimedia in performance.

Drama research also includes research activities into performance and disability, psychoanalysis, creativity, ecology, improvisation, new writing, and processes of devising. Members of the Drama team have contributed articles to peer-reviewed journals such as Contemporary Theatre Review, Performing Ethos, TDR, Theatre, Dance and Performance Training as well as contributing chapters to a variety of collections, authoring monographs and editing collections and series.


Drama staff

Our researchers are frequent contributors to high quality journals, have published a range of books and regularly present their work both nationally and internationally.


Performance training

We have a long history of research into performance training within the context of modern Western theatre making.


Popular performance

Our team has research expertise in several areas of popular performance, from the historical to the contemporary.

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