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The Paddock VI (2012) – Presentations of Performance as Research projects

Paddock VI (November 2012) – Program

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Current Student Projects

  An overview of performance / production projects currently being undertaken by…

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‘Space and Place in Australian Performance Writing’ – Kay Nankervis (PhD Creative Writing)

This research seeks to engage with the following questions:        1. How…

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‘Negotiating a space for the Contemporary in Indian Performing Arts’ – Nithya Nagarajan

This research investigates the contemporary relevance of classical dance movement vocabulary and…

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‘Seeking Dorothy: In the Land of Oz’ – Colette F. Keen (PhD Creative Writing)

With a working title of Seeking Dorothy: In the Land of OZ,…

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‘The Survival of Jatra’ – Alamgir Hossain

This research seeks to establish some effective pathways to revitalize the Bangladeshi…

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‘Creating an inescapable theatre experience by adapting the theatrical potential of Sri Lankan Ritual Performance for the Modern Theatre’ – Indika Ferdinando

This research project seeks to examine and extract the qualities of “inescapability”…

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Revival of Bangsawan through the project ‘Semarak Bangsawan’ – Marlenny Deneerwan

This research examines the current status of Bangsawan in Malaysia’s contemporary theatre…

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‘Staging Sri Lankan cultural identity for the global theatre market: A Contemporary Natyashilpa’ – Tharanga Dandeniya

This practice-led research project aims to effectively represent Sri Lankan cultural identity…

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‘The Beowulf Project’ – Felix Nobis

This project represents ongoing research in the adaptation and presentation of the…

Dr Jane Montgomery Griffiths

Taking the lead in poetic adaptation

Dr Jane Montgomery Griffiths will play the lead role of Alex in…

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Performance Research Unit  The Performance Research Unit promotes advanced research in theatre…

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Awards and Grants

Research Awards & Prizes Will Peterson, Special Commendation Marlis Thiersch Award 2011…