Area of academic expertise - outline
I have experience in performance related areas - acting, directing, musical theatre. Relaxed theatrical performances for dementia sufferers, collaboration in the arts in particular within writing teams.
Current research activities
Seed Corn Funding for research into relaxed theatrical performances for learning disability & dementia.
PhD interest is in Collaboration when writing a musical. The Phd is entitled - The Green Door: A study of the collaborative process when writing a musical.
Desired research direction
I am at present engaged in PhD writing up but I am interested in all areas above and the direction I am currently pursuing is performance related.
Target collaborative organisations
The Gaiety Partnership