Dr Lara Maleen Kipp

Position: Lecturer Performing Arts (Drama)

College: College of Arts, Humanities and Education

Department: Media and Performing Arts

Subject area: Theatre

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About

Lecturer Performing Arts (Drama)

Teaching responsibilities

4TH512 Introduction to History & Theory

4TH513 Introduction to Performance and Production Analysis

4TH501 Performance Analysis (PDP)

5TH508 Research Methodologies (PDP)

6TH501 Directors & Directing

6TH998 Independent Study

Research interests

My research interests include contemporary European Theatre and Drama, feminist theatres, scenography (especially costume design), aesthetics and postmodern philosophy. Further interests include vocal performance, a capella music and community building, and late medieval and Renaissance polyphonic choral music.

Membership of professional bodies

Theatre and Performance Research Association (TaPRA) since 2014

Qualifications

2017 PhD 'The Scenographic Sublime - An Aesthetic Analysis of Howard Barker's work 1998-2011'

2014 MA Practising Theatre & Performance

2012 BA (Hons) Scenography & Theatre Design and Drama & Theatre Studies (joint honours)

Recent publications

2018

‘Death, Decay and Domesticity: The Corpse as Pivotal Stage Presence in Howard Barker’s Dead Hands’ in Contemporary Gothic Drama, eds. Jones, Dean, Poore (Palgrave Macmillan)

2017

Between Excess and Subtraction: Scenographic Violence in Howard Barker’s Found in the Ground; Sillages Critiques (Sorbonne)

Brides and Widows: Iconic Dress and Identity in Howard Barker’s Costumes; Studies in Costume & Performance (Intellect)

Recent conferences

2017

TaPRA 2017 University of Salford

2016

Annual Departmental Postgraduate Research Conference, Aberytwyth University

2015

TaPRA 2015 Worcester University

PQ2015 Performance Design Criticism Seminar, Prague

'Writing of Violence, Violence of Writing?' Symposium Sorbonne, Paris

TaPRA Postgraduate Symposium University of Manchester

Annual Departmental Postgraduate Research Conference, Aberytwyth University

2014

Annual Departmental Postgraduate Research Conference, Aberytwyth University

Experience in industry

2013

Acting in TV Series Hinterland (Fiction Factory)

2011

Internship Stage and Property Department Salzburg Opera Festival

2010

Internship Stage and Property Department Salzburg Opera Festival

2006

Internship Vivienne Westwood Studios, London, incl. assistance at Paris fashion show

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