Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies
Research in Shakespeare in performance, early modern Theatre and Drama, performance and sexuality, performance practice and theory, Gender identity and Australian theatre, Circus, new circus and physical theatre, performing emotions and their social meanings.
Faculty Research Focus
- Performance practice and theory
- Gender identity and Australian theatre and performance
- Shakespeare in Performance
- The Circus Oz Living Archive: developing a model of online digital engagement for the performing arts
The College will consider any research topic that interests potential PhD students; however, students will benefit from researching in areas that align with the College’s strengths. Please contact us to discuss your PhD topic.
Alternatively you may contact one of our academics below to discuss your area of interest.
- Animal performance and animal studies - Professor Peta Tait
- Australian theatre and gender identity - Professor Peta Tait
- Body based performance - Professor Peta Tait
- Chekhov’s drama and realistic acting theory - Professor Peta Tait
- Circus history and culture - Dr Kim Baston
- Dr Kim Baston
- Early modern theatre and drama - Dr Rob Conkie
- Performing emotions and their social meanings - Professor Peta Tait
- Shakespeare in performance - Dr Rob Conkie