Department of Music and Drama

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The University of Huddersfield is home to a vibrant, diverse, international, and innovative group of music researchers. Our staff are recognised as leading figures in their fields, as evidenced by major commissions, performances, recordings, and publications. Our international postgraduate student community includes early career researchers who are already making significant contributions as composers, performers, technicians, engineers, and musicologists.



Drama, Theatre and Performance at Huddersfield hosts a vibrant and developing research culture in the ares of psychophysical performance, performance Magic, technical theatre and multimedia in performance.

Drama research also includes research activities into performance and disability, psychoanalysis, creativity, ecology, improvisation, new writing, and processes of devising. Members of the Drama team have contributed articles to peer-reviewed journals such as Contemporary Theatre Review, Performing Ethos, TDR, Theatre, Dance and Performance Training as well as contributing chapters to a variety of collections, authoring monographs and editing collections and series.

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Music Arts & Humanities
Sound Arts & Humanities
Ensemble Arts & Humanities
Composer Arts & Humanities
Solo Arts & Humanities
Concert Arts & Humanities
Song Arts & Humanities
Huddersfield Arts & Humanities

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Research Output 1992 2019

(Re)constructing Early Recordings: a guide for historically-informed performance

Stanovic, I., 1 Feb 2019, (Accepted/In press) Research Hands on PIANO. Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


Tremblay, P. A., 2019, (Accepted/In press)

Research output: Non-textual formComposition


Actor Training for a New Europe: Austerity, Innovation, Provocations & Possibility

Freeman, J., 6 Oct 2019, In : Parodos. 1, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Actor Training

Projects 2012 2022

Activities 1992 2019

Palgrave Macmillan (Publisher)

Igor Contreras-Zubillaga (Reviewer)
Dec 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication Peer-review

Arts and Models of Democracy in post-Authoritarian Iberian Peninsula

Igor Contreras-Zubillaga (Organiser), Giulia Quaggio (Organiser)
28 Nov 201929 Nov 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

Group Music-Making as an Alternative Democracy in Post-Francoist Spain

Igor Contreras-Zubillaga (Speaker)
28 Nov 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Press / Media

Alarm Will Sound

Kristina Wolfe


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment