Head of School, Professor in Applied Performance
Alice is a Professor in Applied Performance and is Head of the School of Performance and Cultural Industries. Within the broad field of Applied Performance her expertise lies in using performance as a means of promoting social agency and engagement. Her research interests are concerned with open forms of participation, play and performance especially within the contexts of popular music festivals and underground club culture.
A.OGrady@leeds.ac.uk / 0113 343 8715
Associate Professor in Scenography and Deputy Head of School
Building on 10 years experience as a set and costume designer and practice-led research into scenography, I have been actively contributing to the development of scenography as an area of academic study internationally. I am the lead author of the Cambridge Introduction to Scenography. In June 2015 I was appointed to chair the international jury for the Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space. I am a member of the AHRC peer-review college.
J.E.Mckinney@leeds.ac.uk / 0113 343 8717
Lecturer in Performance and Cultural Histories, Director of Student Education
I am Director of Student Education and Lecturer in Performance and Cultural Histories. I co-edit Punk & Post-Punk. Research interests include cultural heritage, performance & popular culture and popular music.
P.Kiszely@leeds.ac.uk / 0113 343 6796
stage@leeds Room G.06
Director of Research, Associate Professor in Contemporary Theatre and Performance
Anna is Director of Research, and Associate Professor in Contemporary Theatre and Performance with teaching expertise in physical and devised performance and research interests in spectating embodiment, performance and cognition, theories of performance space/place, performance and food, and performance and death.
A.Fenemore@leeds.ac.uk / 0113 3438739
Associate Professor in Theatre Directing, Admissions Lead
Dr George Rodosthenous is Associate Professor in Theatre Directing with research interests in Directing, Spectatorship, Contemporary Musical Theatre, Improvisation and Updating Greek Tragedy.
G.Rodosthenous@leeds.ac.uk / +44 (0)113 343 8725
Office hours: Tuesday 3.00pm.-4.00pm.
Associate Professor in Audience Engagement; Postgraduate Research Tutor
With a professional background in theatre management and producing, I now lecture and research in audience engagement, arts management, arts marketing and cultural policy, with a particular focus on qualitative audience research, change management in the arts, and cultural value and leadership. In 2014, I was awarded a University Student Education Fellowship to explore the experience of international taught postgraduate students, and recently acted as the Principle Investigator on an NESTA/AHRC/Arts Council England funded project to develop a responsive online platform to broaden and deepen audience engagement with contemporary dance. Between 2013-2016 I directed the National Summer School for Arts Fundraising and Leadership and the corresponding PG Cert in Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy and also acted as the lead evaluator for the wider Arts Fundraising and Philanthropy (AFP) programme. I am currently writing a research monograph on audience engagement for Palgrave Macmillan.
B.Walmsley@leeds.ac.uk / 0113 343 8722
PCI Building, Room G.09
Office hours: Tuesdays 4-5pm
Artistic Director and Theatre Manager
Artistic Director, Theatre and Production Manager, stage@leeds. Founder of the stage@leedscompany. Artistic Director of ScreamingMediaProductions Founder of Gi60 The International One Minute Theatre Festival
S.Ansell@leeds.ac.uk / 0113 343 8731
Office hours: 9am - 5pm
School Education Service Manager
firstname.lastname@example.org / 0113 343 2546
School of Music, Room 2.01
Office hours: Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm
Ms Terri Watkins
Senior Education Service Officer
Senior Education Service Officer for the School of Performance and Cultural Industries and the School of Music. I work across both Schools and have key responsibilities for timetabling, disabilities and careers support, as well as student support across PVAC.
T.L.Watkins@leeds.ac.uk / School of Performance and Cultural Industries 0113 343 8724 and School of Music 0113 343 2546
School of Performance and Cultural Industries, Room G.03 and School of Music, Room 2.01
Office hours: Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm