PhD topics

Current Research Students’ MPhil/PhD Topics

Kerry Francksen 

Leigh Landy with Bret Battey

An investigation of the synchronicity of live and mediated dance

Kelly Lisa Jeffries 

Ramsay Burt with Helena Goldwater 

Re-thinking Spectatorship: Participation in live art in the last decade.

Sarah Julius 

Ramsay Burt with Alissa Clark

Re-enactment / Re-performance

Funmi Adewole Kruczkowska 

Ramsay Burt with Tony Graves

British based black choreographers creating contemporary African dance in the UK in the 1990s.

Joanna Read 

Theresa Buckland with Sally Doughty 

Street dance theatre in the UK: choreographic investigations.

Angharad Harrop

Sally Doughty with Ramsay Burt

An exploration and examination of embodiment in performance, with particular attention to the use of cultural and social dance forms, within choreographic processes and live performance.

Marie Hay

Kerry Francksen with Martin Leach

The practice and perception of the speaking female contemporary dancer

Kieran Sellars

Alissa Clarke with Ramsay Burt

The performance of masculinity by male live artists.

Tia-Monique Uzor

Ramsay Burt with Patrocia Noxolo (Birmingham University as part of Midlands Three Cities Doctoral Training Partnership)

Resistance against a Race of Angels – British Caribbean Diasporic dance and identity.

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