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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performance Social Sciences
Music Arts & Humanities
dance Social Sciences
theater Social Sciences
Consort Arts & Humanities
spontaneity Social Sciences
aesthetics Social Sciences
learning disability Social Sciences

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Research Output 2008 2019

Approaches to Actor Training: International Perspectives

Freeman, J. (ed.), 22 Mar 2019, 1 ed. Basingstoke: Red Globe Press. 278 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Actor Training

at143: Messiaen + Linda Catlin Smith

Lukoszevieze, A., Benjamin, M., Roche, H. & Thomas, P., 25 May 2019

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products


Projects 2016 2018

Judaica: An Embodied Laboratory for Song-Action

Spatz, B.


Project: ResearchResearch Council - AHRC

Activities 2015 2019

Early Recordings: Past Performing Practices in Contemporary Research

Inja Stanovic (Organiser), Dr. Eva Moreda Rodriguez (Organiser)
21 Jun 201922 Jun 2019

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

Spiritualists and Magicians: Outrage, Appropriation and the Birth of a Performance Genre

Nik Taylor (Speaker), Andy Cooper (Speaker)
31 May 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Masterclasses for Music in the Round

David Milsom (Participant)
9 May 201911 May 2019

Activity: Other activity typesOther