Postgraduate Research Supervisors

We recommend that you get in contact with either the Director of Postgraduate or a selected supervisor before making a formal application to study for a PhD. Please see below a list of our potential principal supervisors: 

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Dr Laura Cull Ó Maoilearca

Performance Philosophy; 20th and 21st century experimental theatre; authorship, collaboration, collective creation & audience participation; time and duration; non-human animals in performance; manifestos; relationship between performance and mental health.

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Dr Shantel Ehrenberg

Dance and philosophy; dance pedagogy; kinaesthetic empathy; screen dance; choreography, dance and medical discourses.

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Professor Anna McNamara

Actor training; pedagogy; musical theatre; dance.

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Trevor Rawlins

Actor training; screen acting.

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Professor Robert Shaughnessy

Shakespeare in performance, theatre history, applied performance (especially in relation to disability/diversity), twentieth/twenty-first century British drama, actor pedagogy and training.

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Darren Tunstall

Gesture in performance; Shakespeare; physical performance and Lecoq; cognitive science and performance.

Dr Matthew Wagner

Shakespearean dramaturgy and stage praxis; theatrical temporality; Beckett and his contemporaries; embodiment and spatiality; theatre phenomenology.

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Julian Woolford

Musical theatre; directing; scriptwriting.