Dr Giselle Garcia
I am the Postdoctoral Research Associate for the AHRC funded rapid-response interdisciplinary project, Outside the Box – Open Air Performance as Pandemic Response working with Dr. Evelyn O'Malley (Drama), Prof. Cathy Turner (Drama) and Prof. Tim Coles (Business).
Giselle is a dramaturg specialising in contemporary Filipino theatre and performance in the Philippines and in diaspora. Her PhD at the department of Drama, funded by the College of Humanities International Studentship, contributes a dramaturgical method for interpreting performance through place and walking. Her research interests are new dramaturgies, translation, adaptation, walking, phenomenology and creative methodologies for response and criticism. She has taught in higher education in the Philippines and in the U.K. and previously worked in arts programming, management and advertising.