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 2020

Convivial theatre: Care and debility in collaborations between non-disabled and learning disabled theatre makers

Calvert, D., 2020, (Accepted/In press) Performing Care: New Perspectives on Socially Engaged Performance. Stuart Fisher, A. & Thompson, J. (eds.). Manchester: Manchester University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Learning Disability
Performance Characteristics


Tremblay, P. A., Bonney, A. & Pluta, S., 19 Jan 2020

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

Open Access

Projects 2012 2022

Activities 1992 2020

Capitalist Realism: 10 Years On

Igor Contreras-Zubillaga (Participant)
15 Feb 202016 Feb 2020

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


Inja Stanovic (Participant)
28 Jan 2020

Activity: Other activity typesOther

Performing, Recording and (Re)constructing: a guide for historically-informed performance

Inja Stanovic (Speaker)
23 Jan 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Press / Media

Midas touch: how to create the perfect James Bond song

Catherine Haworth


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Different Hats: The Many Faces of the Piano

Pierre Alexandre Tremblay & Xenia Pestova


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research