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Drama, Dance & Performing Arts PhD Research Projects in the UK

We have 18 Drama, Dance & Performing Arts PhD Research Projects in the UK

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We have 18 Drama, Dance & Performing Arts PhD Research Projects in the UK

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The pressure to succeed: Promoting mental health and well-being in young vocational dancers

ESRC DTP Collaborative Studentship. University of Birmingham and Elmhurst Ballet School. The Midlands Graduate School is an accredited Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP). Read more

Vocational dance training: An opportunity to thrive or a risk factor for young people’s mental health?

Vocational dance training. An opportunity to thrive or a risk factor for young people’s mental health?. Fulfilling one’s potential by becoming the best dancer one can become and joining a professional dance company is a dream of many young people, who enter vocational dance training. Read more
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Trans Performance in the UK (REF: NBC-CDA22/ADSS/ARTS/HANN)

AHRC-funded through the Northern Bridge Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership. This project will investigate the concepts, methods, and politics of trans, nonbinary, and gender diverse performance in the UK today. Read more

Communicating skyscape and the intangible

Humans have continuously engaged with the sky and connected it to their life, termed skyscape. Within their societies the skyscape and its phenomena have defined time and are associated to architecture and migratory movement. Read more

Crossing the Channel: Staging Contemporary French Plays in Britain and British Plays in France in the 21st Century

Applications must be received by Sunday 28 February 2022 – 23.59  . The British and French theatre systems enjoy two of the strongest contemporary playwriting fields in Europe, and both sectors are supported by sustained state arts funding. Read more

Deriving mental and emotional states from movement co-ordination patterns

A number of commercial software exists that allow deriving emotions of users based on their facial expressions (e.g. a smiley face is typically interpreted as a happy state, whereas a frowning face is often seen as representing angry or sad state). Read more

Visual Culture in Times of Political Change

The proposed project will explore the relationship and tensions in visual culture and politics/ideology in moments of intense socio-political change brought about by rebellion, protest, revolution, regime change, ideological ruptures, collapse of political systems and so forth. Read more

Visual Memes and Viral Images: Analysis, Discourse, Politics

The proposed project will explore the role of online memes and viral images in the transglobal socio-political landscape. Visual memes and viral images—whether still or moving image, and whether drawn or live-action—form a significant aspect of the online experience, particularly with respect to social media. Read more

Investigating the experiences of female dancers in the UK

Applications are invited for a PhD research project investigating the experiences of female dancers in the UK. Whilst female dancers often constitute the majority of participants in dance psychology research, the impact of gender is less often considered in any depth unless the focus is on eating disorders. Read more

Community-based Participatory Research in the Arts: Practice, Innovation and Analysis

The proposed project will harness the enormous potential of community-based participatory research to identify, develop and promote innovative responses to global challenges through artistic, creative and/or visual means. Read more

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