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Passion play : staging York's The conspiracy and Christ before Annas and Caiphas (2016)
Book Chapter
Crispin, P. (2016). Passion play : staging York's The conspiracy and Christ before Annas and Caiphas. In Staging scripture, 279-308. Brill Academic Publishers. doi:10.1163/9789004313958

In March 2013, I directed two Passion Pageants from the York Mysteries – The Conspiracy and Christ before Annas and Caiaphas (hereafter Conspiracy and Annas and Caiaphas). Each of them is both sacred and profane, devotional and political, providing a... Read More

Surfaces, depths and hypercubes: Meyerholdian scenography and the fourth dimension (2015)
Journal Article
Skinner, A. (2015). Surfaces, depths and hypercubes: Meyerholdian scenography and the fourth dimension. Theatre and performance design, 1(3), 204-219. https://doi.org/10.1080/23322551.2015.1099829

An appreciation of Meyerhold’s engagement with theatrical space is fundamental to understanding his directorial and pedagogic practice. This article begins by establishing Meyerhold’s theoretical and practical engagement with theatre as a fundamental... Read More

Paralympic cultures: disability as paradigm (2013)
Journal Article
Conroy, C. (2013). Paralympic cultures: disability as paradigm. Contemporary Theatre Review, 23(4), 519-531. https://doi.org/10.1080/10486801.2013.839171

This is an article about the Paralympic Games of summer 2012 and the experience of watching them. It rehearses the use of disability as political and cultural identity in relation to theatre and performance studies. Disability identity is not an iden... Read More

History without royalty? Queen and the strata of the popular music canon (2013)
Journal Article
Desler, A. (2013). History without royalty? Queen and the strata of the popular music canon. Popular music, 32(3), 385-405. doi:10.1017/s0261143013000287

Although canon formation has been discussed in popular music studies for over a decade, the notion of what constitutes ‘the popular music canon' is still vague. However, considering that many scholars resent canon formation due to the negative effect... Read More

New media art, participation, social engagement and public funding (2013)
Journal Article
Chatzichristodoulou, M. (2013). New media art, participation, social engagement and public funding. Visual culture in Britain, 14(3), 301-318. https://doi.org/10.1080/14714787.2013.827486

This article investigates the current condition of new media art in Britain, examining how cuts to arts funding have affected the art form's infrastructure and capacity for survival and growth. It considers media art in relation to other contemporary... Read More

Theatrical performance on the Internet: How far have we come since Hamnet? (2013)
Journal Article
Sant, T. (2013). Theatrical performance on the Internet: How far have we come since Hamnet?. International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media, 9(2), (247-259). doi:10.1386/padm.9.2.247_1. ISSN 1479-4713

This article aims to contribute reflective insight towards a clearer historical narrative for the beginning of theatrical performance on the Internet. This approach involves reassessing the significance of a specific production that is widely conside... Read More

Conflict and slapstick in Commedia dell’Arte – The double act of Pantalone and Arlecchino (2013)
Journal Article
Peacock, L. (2013). Conflict and slapstick in Commedia dell’Arte – The double act of Pantalone and Arlecchino. Comedy Studies, 4(1), 59-69. https://doi.org/10.1386/cost.4.1.59_1

This article will explore the centrality of conflict to the slapstick comedy of Commedia dell’Arte. Commedia flourished for over 200 years in Italy and throughout Europe. At its heart was the relationship between Pantalone, the wealthy old man, and A... Read More

Freaks and not freaks: theatre and the making of crip identity (2012)
Journal Article
Conroy, C. (2012). Freaks and not freaks: theatre and the making of crip identity. Lambda Nordica, 17(1-2), 168 - 193

ON SOME LEVEL it seems obvious that some disabled actors will want to explore the history of freak show performances. To replicate a performance form that neither performer nor audience have experienced has the frisson of an historical re-enactment.... Read More

Form and spontaneity: training for improvisation in football and theatre (2012)
Journal Article
Edinborough, C. (2012). Form and spontaneity: training for improvisation in football and theatre. Theatre, Dance and Performance Training, 3(2), 199-207. doi:10.1080/19443927.2012.686448

This article explores the relationships between training approaches within football and improvised theatre. Drawing on the writings of Victor Turner, the article examines the liminoid nature of football and theatre, arguing that the formalised constr... Read More

Comparative time series analysis of perceptual responses to electroacoustic music (2012)
Journal Article
Bailes, F., & Dean, R. T. (2012). Comparative time series analysis of perceptual responses to electroacoustic music. Music Perception, 29(4), (359-375). doi:10.1525/mp.2012.29.4.359. ISSN 0730-7829

This study investigates the relationship between acoustic patterns in contemporary electroacoustic compositions, and listeners’ real-time perceptions of their structure and affective content. Thirty-two participants varying in musical expertise (nonm... Read More

Absolute tempo in multiple performances of aboriginal songs: Analyzing recordings of Djanba 12 and Djanba 14 (2011)
Journal Article
Bailes, F., & Barwick, L. (2011). Absolute tempo in multiple performances of aboriginal songs: Analyzing recordings of Djanba 12 and Djanba 14. Music Perception, 28(5), (473-490). doi:10.1525/mp.2011.28.5.473. ISSN 0730-7829

Songs that are not notated but transmitted through live performance are of particular interest for the psychological study of the stability of tempo across multiple performances. While experimental research points to highly accurate memory for the te... Read More

Developing decision-making skills for performance through the practice of mindfulness in somatic training (2011)
Journal Article
Edinborough, C. (2011). Developing decision-making skills for performance through the practice of mindfulness in somatic training. Theatre, Dance and Performance Training, 2(1), (18-33). doi:10.1080/19443927.2010.543917. ISSN 1944-3927

Decision-making is a fundamental part of the actor's work. Actors must choose how to present a character, how to tell a story, and how to communicate with an audience. This article examines how certain somatic practices used in actor-training can imp... Read More

After Cyclops: appropriating the chorus of Euripides when scriptwriting for applied drama (2011)
Journal Article
Dickenson, S. J. (2011). After Cyclops: appropriating the chorus of Euripides when scriptwriting for applied drama. Journal of Adaptation in Film and Performance, 3(3), 291-304. doi:10.1386/jafp.3.3.291_7

The contention of this article is that effective appropriation of the device of chorus of ancient Athenian drama can be a powerful dramatic device for applied drama purposes. I will primarily deal with effective appropriation of the device of chorus... Read More

Interfaces of performance (2009)
Book
(2009). M. Chatzichristodoulou, & J. Jefferies (Eds.), Interfaces of performance. Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

This collection of essays and interviews investigates current practices that expand our understanding and experience of performance through the use of state-of-the-art technologies. It brings together leading practitioners, writers and curators who e... Read More