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Dr Tim White

Dr Tim White

Principal Teaching Fellow in Theatre and Performance Studies

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Tel: +44 (0)24 765 72534
Email: t dot white at warwick dot ac dot uk

Room G24, Millburn House
University of Warwick
Coventry, CV4 7HS


Tim White is a Principal Teaching Fellow in Theatre and Performance Studies at Warwick, having previously held a full-time post at Central Saint Martins in London. After completing an undergraduate degree in English Literature in Birmingham he undertook an MA in Theatre at Lancaster University gaining a distinction.

After several years working as a stage technician at Birmingham Repertory Theatre he was awarded British Academy funding to complete a PhD at Warwick concerning the use of the performative to disrupt form in the work of artists since 1960, which he completed in 1994.

Research interests

Current research interests include music, online performance and the theatricality of dining.

Teaching and supervision

He currently teaches modules on practical video, experimental music, food and performance and performing online.

Administrative roles

  • Director of Undergraduate Studies
  • Co-ordinator Joint Degree Programmes
  • IFTR Lead committee

Selected publications

Publications include Diaghilev to the Pet Shop Boys (Lund Humphries Publishers, 1996) as well as articles for Contemporary Theatre Review and Dance Theatre Journal, Performance Research and contributed to the recent volume Theatre Noise.

Professional associations

Co-Convenor of the IFTR working group Performance in Public Spaces.


  • BA (Birmingham)
  • MA (Lancaster)
  • PhD (Warwick)