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Wednesday, September 4 • 2:15pm - 4:15pm
Working Group Session 1: Performance and Science

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Simon Parry

Performing Public HealthContact Theatre in Manchester has a distinctive profile in the city because of its geography, its programming and the diversity of its audience. It sits on the edge of a university, a complex of medical facilities and the neighbourhoods of Rusholme and Moss... Read More →

Freya Vass-Rhee

Worldmaking: Situating the performance-maker-as-scientistFrom early 20th century psychologies of the arts, through the emergence of experimental aesthetics and up to today’s “neuroesthetics,” the past century of scientific investigations of art has unrolled across sweeping changes... Read More →

Carina Bartlett

The Final Frontier: Scottish Nationalism, Theatre and the space race This paper explores the theatrical representation in four plays by three Scottish playwrights Gregory Burke, David Greig and Rona Munro.  The analysis focuses on two plays by Munro Little Eagles and The Astronaut’s... Read More →

Wednesday September 4, 2019 2:15pm - 4:15pm BST
Thornlea: SR2