Dr Rebecca Loukes

Senior Lecturer

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Rebecca Loukes’ research explores new ways of understanding and articulating performance practice through interdisciplinary, intercultural research.

She uses professional level Practice as Research with her award-winning theatre company RedCape Theatre www.redcapetheatre.co.uk produced by Turtle Key Arts www.turtlekeyarts.org.uk to explore and disseminate practices, histories and ideologies of performance and training.

She is currently working on an Arts Council England funded project with RedCape Theatre which will result in the premiere and national tour of a new devised piece on the theme of bravery in 2015.                                                                                                 

She is also working on the ArtsCross project: an initiative which brings together academics and artists across cultural, national and artistic borders, with ResCen at Middlesex University, the Beijing Dance Academy, Taipei National University of the Arts, Queen Mary University of London as well as UK arts partners Step Out Arts and The Place. http://rescen.net/events/ArtsCross_index.html#.U8ZCBLFwbcs

Recently published is co-authored book Acting: Psychophysical Phenomenon and Process – Intercultural and Interdisciplinary Perspectives by Phillip Zarrilli, Jerri Daboo and Rebecca Loukes, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.

She is Associate Editor of Routledge journal Theatre, Dance and Performance Training.