Theatre, Performance & 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)


Link to the Handbook entry for:

2015 Handbook for the Theatre Performance and Music Studies HDR program



Program contacts

Program Director: Dr Stuart Grant (Acting)

Program Coordinator—Music: Dr Adrian McNeil        

Program Coordinator—Theatre: Dr Stuart Grant

Program Administrator: Ms Gloria Molina


Research areas and supervisors

Centre for Theatre & Performance          

A/Prof Maryrose Casey

Dr Stuart Grant

Dr Fiona Gregory

Dr Jane Griffiths

Dr Felix Nobis

Dr Yana Taylor

Dr Karen Thomas


Dr Sarah Collins

Dr Joel Crotty

Dr John Griffiths

Dr Paul Watt

Music Performance

A/Prof Robert Burke (Jazz)

Dr Kenji Fujimura

Prof Tony Gould  (Jazz)

Mr Paul Williamson*  (Jazz)

Music Composition

A/Prof Thomas Reiner


Prof Margaret Kartomi

Dr Jonathan McIntosh

Dr Adrian McNeil

Dr Aline Scott-Maxwell