Faculty of Performance, Visual Arts & Communications

School of Performance and Cultural Industries


Professor  Sita Popat

Professor Sita Popat

Head of School and Chair in Performance and Technology

/ 0113 343 8716
PCI Building, Room G.04

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Mr Scott Palmer

Mr Scott Palmer

Lecturer in Scenography & Deputy Head of School

Deputy Head of School with over 20 years of teaching experience in Higher Education in performance, design and technical theatre. Through a combination of research, teaching and engagement with external professional partners, Scott continues to contribute to the international emergence of scenography as an intellectual discipline within the  academy. He is co-convenor of the International Federation for Theatre Research Scenography Working Group. His most recent publication  Light: Readings in Theatre Practice  (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013) explores how light has influenced staging practices throughout history and provides a range of new perspectives on the use of light as a creative performance practice.

/ 0113 343 8734
1.07 PCI stage@leeds building

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Dr Alice O'Grady

Dr Alice O'Grady

Associate Professor in Applied Performance

Alice is Associate Professor in Applied Performance and is currently Director of Student Education. With a background in education her expertise lies in using performance as a means of promoting social agency and engagement. Her research interests are concerned with participation, play and performance especially within the contexts of popular music festivals and underground club culture.

/ 0113 343 8715
Stage@Leeds G.03

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Professor Jonathan Pitches

Professor Jonathan Pitches

Professor of Theatre and Performance

As Professor Theatre and Performance I am Leader of the Practitioner Processes Research Group.  I have research interests in all aspects of performer training, in blended learning and in archival research practices.  I co-edit the Journal of Theatre, Dance and Performance Training

/ 0113 343 8718
PCI Building, Room G.08

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Mr John Gray

Mr John Gray

School Education Service Manager

John is School Manager for the School of PCI.

/ 0113 34 38724

Mr Steve Ansell

Mr Steve Ansell

Artistic Director and Theatre Manager

/ 0113 3438731
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