Research Centre for Performance Practices

  • United Kingdom

Organization profile

Profile Information

Foregrounding Performance-as-Research and Performance Studies research across a range of disciplines, and including four primary areas of research activity:

  • Improvisation Research Group (IRG)
  • Early Music Research Group (EMRG)
  • Nineteenth-Century Performance Research Group (NCPRG)
  • New Music Performance Research Group (NMPRG)
  • Opera Lab (OL)
  • Mindfulness and Performance Project (MPP)
  • Magic Research Group (MRG)

As a combination of existing centres in separate subject areas, in the short term the Centre will be led by a Directorate of two representatives each from Music and Drama, and covering each of the four areas above. The aim is to establish a single Director after the 2017–2018 academic year.

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dance Social Sciences
Music Arts & Humanities
performance Social Sciences
spontaneity Social Sciences
emotion Social Sciences
Consort Arts & Humanities
recording Social Sciences
theater Social Sciences

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Research Output 2012 2018


Thomas, P., Harrison, B. & Bellamy, M., 16 Nov 2018

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

World Premiere
String Quartet

Cassandra Miller - O Zomer

Thomas, P. & Miller, C., 1 Aug 2018

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products


Diaspora (An Illuminated Video Essay)

Spatz, B., Ercin, N., Mendel, A. & Spatz-Rabinowitz, E., 6 Jul 2018, In : Global Performance Studies. 2, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
research method

Projects 2016 2018

Judaica: An Embodied Laboratory for Song-Action

Spatz, B.


Project: ResearchResearch Council