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Drama Studies BA (Hons) academic staff

Teaching staff in Drama Studies have an international profile in their respective areas:

Dr. Elinor Parsons specialises in Shakespeare in performance, whilst Kate Chapman specialises in contemporary theatre practices and directing. Dr. Claire Warden is an expert in modernist performance and avant-garde drama and Dr. Tracy Cruickshank works on stylistics and language and performance.

Kelly Jordan is a researcher with a particular interest in Live Art and Dr. Alissa Clarke specialises in physical performer training, gender and documentation.

Rob Brannen  
Head of the School of Visual and Performing Arts 

Dr Alissa Clarke
Senior Lecturer in Drama Studies

Kate Chapman
Lecturer in Drama Studies

Dr Tracy Cruickshank
Associate Head of School of Visual and Performing Arts and Head of Drama Studies

Kelly Jordan
Senior Lecturer in Drama Studies

Dr Elinor Parsons
Senior Lecturer in Drama Studies

Dr Claire Warden
Reader in Drama

DMU Drama Studies lecturer Elinor Parsons


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