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Dr Arabella Stanger

Post:Lecturer in Drama: Theatre and Performance (English)
Location:ARTS B B322

Telephone numbers
UK:01273 877354
International:+44 1273 877354

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My research and teaching interests reach across dance, theatre and performance, with an emphasis on the theoretical exploration of performance as sociopolitical practice.

I joined Sussex in January 2017, having been Lecturer in Dance Studies at the University of Roehampton (2013-2017). I received both my PhD in Theatre and Performance and my MA in Performance and Culture from Goldsmiths, University of London, and my BA in Classical Studies with English Literature from King's College London. Before embarking on my university studies I trained professionally in ballet and contemporary dance.

For potential PhD students:

I welcome proposals for projects that take up the investigation of choreography in artistic or non-artistic situations. I am especially interested in working with research students who work across disciplines, who are interested in questions of space and place, and whose projects employ sociological, materialist, or anti-racist thought for the conceptualisation of performance.



I am a member of University and College Union, acting as UCU Rep for the School of English, and am Lecturer in Drama: Theatre and Performance.