Associate Lecturer in Theatre at Dartington College of Arts : 2001 – 2010

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Teaching contemporary devised collaborative theatre, both studio and site-based practice at the internationally renowned Dartington College of Arts in Devon (relocated to Falmouth 2010).

– Lecturer across BA Undergraduate Programme in contemporary performance composition, collaborative and contextual practice and critical theory.  Mentor and assessor for final year graduating practical work, written research papers, including pastoral student care, learning support and portfolio/journal making.

– Module Coordinator for first year devised theatre and site-based performance from 2004-10 (managing both independently and alongside permanent staff): course planning and management, hosting visiting lecturers, creating and managing ‘Moodle’.

– Representative in the Theatre Department for Associate Theatre Lecturers

– Participant and presenter for Department course reviews, planning and assessment (2006-2009).

Dartington’s approach to working with context and place was highly influential in the international field of contemporary performance practice. I worked alongside Phil Smith and Simon Persighetti (Wrights and Sites), Sally Watkins, Katie Etheridge and David Williams.

Hosted artists included: Gob Squad, Forced Entertainment, Mike Pearson, Goat Island, Simon Whitehead, Rosemary Lee, Rosie Dennis, Lone Twin.

 

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