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Head of the Clive Barker Centre – Professor Nesta Jones

Nesta Headshot CloseProfessor Jones is Director of Research at Rose Bruford College. Formerly Reader in Theatre Arts and Head of Drama at Goldsmith, University of London. Nesta came to the College as Head of Graduate Studies in 2001, leading the MA in Theatre Practices until 2008, since when she has focussed on her role as Director of Research. She has published on J M Synge, Sean O’Casey, Brian Friel, David Mamet, and performance and production processes; organised projects for the British Council, National Museum for the Performing Arts, Shakespeare’s Globe, and London Weekend Television; directed theatre productions and workshops across Europe and North America; given papers, demonstrations and expert seminars at international conferences; and served as consultant to the universities of Wales and Surrey, St Mary’s College Twickenham,  Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Association for Theatre in Higher Education (USA), International Theatre Institute, International Women Playwrights, Laban Centre for Movement and Dance, Pan Intercultural Arts, Centre for Performance Research, University of the Arts London, and Birkbeck, University of London.

View Professor Jones’ full profile here.

Professor Jones invites Postgraduate Research Proposals in the following areas:

Irish Theatre from the Irish Dramatic Movement to the present day 
Contemporary British Theatre 
History and techniques of ‘English’ Acting 
European and American Directors 
Acting and Directing Practice 
Shakespeare in Performance 

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