PhD Opportunity: Devising and Communities: Theatre making and socially engaged practice

Type of post: Association news item
Posted By: Glen McGillivray
Status: Current
Date Posted: Wed, 9 Oct 2019
Closing Date

31st October 2019

Applicants should contact the primary supervisor, and submit their Expression of Interest (EOI) and Application as soon as possible.

The Research Project

This practice as research doctoral project explores the processes of devising theatre in the context of socially engaged theatre and performance. The project aims to investigate methodologies and lineages in Australian theatre practice, and to describe and propose new processes for making contemporary performance events that respond to place and communities.

We are seeking a PhD candidate who has the capacity to engage with various appropriate methodologies including processes of devised, generative theatre-making to produce outstanding academic and artistic work. The candidate will be a part of a small team of leading researchers at UTas and will have the opportunity to establish an invaluable academic network with world-class researchers and practitioners during the candidature.


Applicants from the following disciplines are eligible to apply:

  • Theatre and Performance

See the following web page for entry requirements:

Application Process

Applicants who require more information or are interested in this specific project should first contact the listed Supervisor. Information and guidance on the application process can be found on the Apply Now website.

Information about scholarships is available on the Scholarships webpage.

More Information

Please contact, Jane Woollard for further information.