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The Ecologies of Amateur Theatre, has won the 2019 David Bradby TaPRA Award for outstanding research.

Congratulations to Nadine Holdsworth and colleagues Helen Nicholson (Royal Holloway) and Jane Milling (University of Exeter) on this fantastic achievement.

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Pictured: The Ecologies of Amateur Theatre (Palgrave Macmillan 2018), WINNER OF THE DAVID BRADBY AWARD 2019

“Homeless Monopoly” won joint first prize for a Game in Development at the European Conference of Game Based Learning in Denmark

“Homeless Monopoly” won joint first prize for a Game in Development at the European Conference of Game Based Learning in Denmark.

Homelesss Monopoly is a prototype board-game featuring real life testimonies and scenarios of homeless and ex-homeless people in the Coventry area. It has been developed by Nadine Holdsworth (Theatre and Performance Studies, University of Warwick)and Jacqueline Ann Calderwood (Disruptive Media Lab, Coventry University) with Coventry Cyrenians. The game has been piloted with local schools with the aim of raising awareness and encouraging empathy in young people towards issues faced by Coventry’s homeless and street sleepers.

Fri 04 Oct 2019, 17:00 | Tags: Prof. Nadine Holdsworth Research Awards

A welcome to Leverhulme Early Career Fellow Dr Julia Peetz

We are delighted to Welcome Dr Julia Peetz to the department who has been awarded a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship.

Mon 30 Sep 2019, 16:00 | Tags: Research Dr Julia Peetz Awards

Contributions from Patricia Smyth, Julia Peetz and Goran Petrović-Lotina in the latest PR Journal Issue - On Theatricality

Performance Research: A Journal of the Performing Arts sees three contributions from our staff in the June 2019 issue On Theatricality.

Theatricality, Michael Fried and Nineteenth-Century Art and Theatre
by Patricia Smyth

Theatricality as an Interdisciplinary Problem
Julia Peetz

Theatricality
A dramatic form of contesting spectatorial codes

Goran Petrović-Lotina


PhD candidate Carolyn Deby invites you to urbanflows: an audience experience that journeys through the city of Coventry

You are invited to urbanflows: an audience experience that journeys through the city of Coventry

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urbanflows: entangled in the grain of worlds, becoming is an audience experience that journeys through the city of Coventry, with elements of performance, installation, sound, video, and words scattered throughout the everyday spaces passed through. Audience size is limited and tickets must be booked at least four hours in advance. If you have one, please bring your smart phone, charged and with data. You will receive the secret starting location and instructions by text and email 24 hours before (or on the day of the performance for late bookings). The work will proceed rain or shine. You are advised to wear comfortable footwear for walking and dress for the weather conditions. Bring hope.

Mon 16 Sep 2019, 13:00 | Tags: Research Postgraduate Prof. Nicolas Whybrow

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