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Spaces of Appearance research group supports and promotes the research of academic colleagues and doctoral students within the drama programme at Northumbria University. This session will focus on book previews and leading research from Northumbria University.

Book Previews:

Stoicism and Performance: A Joyful Materialism by Cormac Power ( by Brill)
Stoicism and Performance offers new perspectives on contemporary theatre and performance debates.

The Applied Theatre Artist: Responsivity and Expertise in Practice by Kay Hepplewhite (by Palgrave 2020)
Drawing on research with North East practitioners, the book establishes a new framework of ‘responsivity’ to analyse the expertise of applied theatre artists

Book Launch:

In the Middle of the West by Steve Gilroy (by Oberon Books)
A new play about American domestic terrorist Timothy McVeigh’s  bombing in Oklahoma City in 1995.

Spaces of Appearance

  • Arts Council England
  • Community Foundation
  • European Regional Development Fund


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