Staff in the Department of Theatre and Performance

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Gail Babb

Gail Babb is a theatre maker, producer and lecturer who specialises in participatory arts, devising new work and supporting emerging artists.

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Marcus Bell

Associate Lecturer
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Marcus is a queer dance(r)-scholar investigating the relationality of ancient, postmodern, and contemporary performance.

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Steven Dykes

Associate lecturer
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A lecturer, actor, director and playwright, Steven has worked extensively in the UK and USA bringing scripts to life.

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Aphrodite Evangelatou

Associate Lecturer
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Aphrodite’s teaching practice focuses on transferring the knowledge that comes from physical theatre into more conventional forms of acting, encouraging artistic flexibility while preparing students for a wide range of performance genres and future collaborators.

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Cass Fleming

Cass’s specialism is the use of play in actor training and theatre making, exploring the work of Suzanne Bing and Michael Chekhov.

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Anna Furse

Research includes issues of the body: hysterias and trauma, touch practices, death and dying, performance and medicine

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Ben Levitas

Reader in Theatre and Performance
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Ben’s research connects modern Irish literature and theatre with its cultural and political history, specialising in W. B. Yeats.

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Sue Mayo

Sue has worked extensively in community theatre, focussing on intergenerational and cross-cultural settings.

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Graeme Miller

Associate Convenor, MA in Performance Making
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Graeme Miller is an artist whose work has taken various forms, from performance, installation, video and sound.

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Bradley Rogers

Lecturer in Musical Theatre and Performance (

Bradley Rogers focuses on creative and critical approaches to musical theatre, gender, sexuality, & performance theory.

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Göze Saner

Senior Lecturer
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Göze is a performer, researcher and clown whose research focuses on the philosophy and politics of performer training.

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Andrea Tuijten

Associate Lecturer
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Andrea's work and passion hold a focus on facilitating interfaith encounters through theatre, critical pedagogy and youth activism, multi-arts and creative educational approaches.

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Mischa Twitchin

Senior Lecturer
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Mischa's interests include European theatres of the avant-garde; Afro-European cultural politics; historical-theoretical questions of empathy and mimesis; Performance Philosophy; Memory Studies.