Research Students

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Jiaying Gao

PhD Researcher
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Jiaying's thesis working title is 'Reframing Performance Documentation Practices (learning from European practice, knowledge exchange)'

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Grace Joseph

PhD Researcher
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Grace's thesis working title is 'Sensing Performance: Disability, Dramaturgy, and the Aesthetics of Access'.

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Eleanor Kilroy

PhD Researcher
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Eleanor's thesis title is 'Performing the Perfect on Instagram: Applied Theatrical Interventions with Young Women'.

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Sanjeeb Kumar Dey

PhD Researcher
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Sanjeeb's thesis title is 'Strengthening the social inclusion and equal opportunities through theatre in Bangladesh.'

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Nina Kunzendorf

PhD Researcher
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Nina’s thesis working title is 'Medea’s Afterlives: Female Vengeance in Contemporary Theatre and Performance'.

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Christopher O'Shaughnessy

PhD Researcher
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Christopher's thesis title is 'Finding Spirituality: a critical revaluation of English drama since 1935 through the medium of the dramatic text'.

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Richard Shannon

Head of Radio; Convenor MA Musical theatre (producer pathway)
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Richard is a published playwright, theatre director and radio drama producer.

John Wallace

PhD Researcher

John's thesis title is 'In Search of George Tabori's Legacy: The Memory of Evil, Theatre and the Therapeutic Joke'.

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Qi Wang

PhD Researcher
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Qi's thesis title is 'A False Absurdist: The Real Reception and Influence of Jean Genet’s Plays in China'.

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Huiyue Wen

PhD Researcher
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Huiyue's thesis working title is 'Theatre makers’ Screen-to-Stage Strategy: Dramaturgy in Musical Theatre Adaptations Based on Original Non-musical Films'.