Dr Rebecca Loukes



Embodied Translation in Performer Training, London, Routledge, 2018.

with Zarrilli P, Daboo J, Acting: Psychophysical Phenomenon and Process - Intercultural and Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.


Re-defining the 'contact zone': Translation, transformation and the space in-between, Choreographic Practices, vol. 7, no. 2, 2016, 351-369

Essai: Walking in the Mist: An Interview with Andrew Dawson by Rebecca Loukes, Theatre, Dance and Performer Training, Taylor and Francis, 2015

Elaine Summers and Kinetic Awareness: Part One and Part Two, Journal of Dance and Somatic Practices, vol. 2, no. 1, Intellect Ltd, 2010, 75-102

Gertrud Falke-Heller: experiences of work with the Gindler Method in the Jooss-Leeder School of Dance, Dartington Hall, May 1937-June 1940, Theatre Dance and Performance Training, vol. 1, no. 1, Routledge, 2010, 101-115

Body Awareness in Performer Training: The Hidden Legacy of Gertrud Falke-Heller (1891-1984), Dance Research Journal, vol. 39, no. 1, 2007, 75-90

'Concentration' and Awareness in Psychophysical Training: The Practice of Elsa Gindler, New Theatre Quarterly, vol. 22, no. 4, 2006, 387-400

Tracing Bodies: Researching Psychophysical Training for Performance through Practice., Performance Research, vol. 8, no. 4, 2003, 54-60

How to be 'deadly': the 'natural' body in contemporary training and performance, Contemporary Theatre Review, vol. 17, no. 1, Taylor and Francis, 50-58


'No one ever listens': Body, Space and History in RedCape Theatre's The Idiot Colony, in Harpin A, Foster J (eds) Performance, Madness and Psychiatry: Isolated Acts, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, 137-162

'RedCape Theatre's The Idiot Colony: Towards A Syncretic Ensemble?', in Britton, John (eds) Encountering Ensemble, London and New York: Bloomsbury Methuen, 2013, 191-208


The Gindler Project: Underneath Thought, Roborough Studios, Exeter

Embodied Translation in Performer Training: Be Brave and Leave for the Unknown, South Street Arts Centre, Reading and venues around the UK

The Idiot Colony Project, ICA London, Birminghame Rep, Theatre Royal Plymouth, Theatre Royal Bath, Tron Theatre Glasgow, Warwick Arts Centre and various others (1st Jan 2008 - 1st Jan 2013)

with Friend C, Coache C, Netherclift S, Holum S, 1 Beach Road Project, Venues include South Street, Reading, The Point, Eastleigh, Jacksons Lane, London, Carriageworks, Leeds, Theatre Royal, Plymouth (1st Jan 2009 - 1st Jan 2013)


Embodied Translation: Tradition in the Training Legacy of Elsa Gindler, Practising Tradition in Performer Training: A Critical Approach/International Platform for Performer Training Wroclaw 2016, The Grotowski Institute, Wroclaw, Poland, 28th - 31st Jan 2016