Theatre, Performance and Music Program

Located in the University’s Performing Arts Centre, our program is home to internationally renowned research in theatre and performance studies and musicology. Candidates also have the option of undertaking practice-based degrees in music performance, music composition and theatre performance. 

Program content

The following degrees are offered in the Theatre, Performance and Music Program:

  • 2695 Master of Arts
  • 0020 Doctor of Philosophy
  • 4066 Doctor of Philosophy (Theatre Performance)
  • 4067 Doctor of Philosophy (Music Composition)
  • 4088 Doctor of Philosophy (Music Performance)

Handbook entry for the Theatre Performance and Music Studies PhD program

Program contacts

Research areas and supervisors

Centre for Theatre & Performance          

  • A/Prof Maryrose Casey
    • Indigenous Theatre and Performance; Intercultural Theatre; Australian Theatre Contemporary and Historical; Protest And Public Spectacle As Performance
  • Dr Stuart Grant
    • Performance Philosophy; Performance Phenomenology; Site-specific Performance; Butoh and Bodyweather; Musical Theatre
  • Dr Fiona Gregory
    • Theatre Historiography; Gender and Sexuality in Performance; Celebrity and Identity; Shakespeare Studies
  • Dr Jane Griffiths
    • Ancient Greek and Roman Drama; Feminist Theatre; New Writing (including playwriting); Acting; Directing
  • Prof Stacy Holman-Jones
    • Performance and Live Art; Performativity and Performative Writing; Feminist and Queer Theory; New Materialisms; Ethnography and Autoethnography; Narrative Performance; Performance Poetry
  • Dr Felix Nobis
  • Dr Misha Myers


Music Performance

Music Composition