Centre staff

Centre Staff
Dr Katie Beswick Lecturer (Research Interests: Space and place, council estates, social history, theatre and politics, street performance)
Dr Adrian Curtin Senior Lecturer (Research Interests: Modernist drama and theatre; theatre and aurality; theatre and mortality; theatre and music)
Professor Jerri Daboo Associate Professor in Performance (Research Interests: Performance and culture; British South Asian theatre and performance; ritual performance; actor and dancer training; Michael Chekhov)
Dr Rebecca Hillman Lecturer (Research Interests: Performance and activism, popular and political theatre, community theatre, social and political history, theatre and the labour movement, research through practice.)
Professor Jane Milling Associate Professor in Drama (Research Interests: Everyday and amateur creativity, participation and performance; 17th and 18th century British theatre history, popular and political theatre, women theatre makers.)
Professor Katherine Newey Chair in Theatre History (Research Interests: Theatre history and historiography, women's writing, popular culture and popular entertainment, Victorian Studies)
Dr Evelyn O'Malley Lecturer (Research Interests: Environmental humanities, outdoor performance, ecology and Shakespeare in performance, performing weathering, theatre and climate-change, performance and Irish abortion travel.)
Dr Michael Pearce Lecturer (Research Interests: Black British, African, African American and Caribbean theatre, contemporary British drama, theatre and globalization, nation, diaspora and transnationalism, race theory)
Dr Kara Reilly Senior Lecturer (Research Interests: Dramaturgy, History of Technology, History of Medicine, and Race and Gender Theory.)
Professor Heike Roms Professor in Theatre and Performance (Research Interests: Histories of performance art; Performance, archiving and historiography; Performance art's pedagogical histories; Disciplinary histories of Performance Studies; Sonic Historiographies; Performance, Ecology and Waste)
Dr Konstantinos Thomaidis Lecturer (Research Interests: Interdisciplinary voice studies, performer training, movement for actors, opera studies, Polish, Greek and South Korean theatre, intercultural performance, sonic dramaturgies.)
Professor Cathy Turner Associate Professor in Theatre and Performance (Research Interests: Performance and public space, architecture or landscape. Performance and gardens. Dramaturgy as a lens to analyse performance and its contexts. Modernist performance. Indian performance art since 1970.)