Our research specialisms span a wide range of interests across the dance, music and performing arts spectrum.
Our approach to research in music and the performing arts connects inter-disciplinary practice with current theoretical contexts. Our staff are renowned researchers and practitioners, the Bath School of Music and Performing Arts can offer you the right supervisor for any range of music and performing arts research questions.
Our research specialisms within theatre, dance and music include:
Music production analysis and practice
Narrative and emotive meaning in sound and music production
Improvisation, sonic performance, live electronics and electroacoustic improvisation
Music and materialism
Rehearsal and performance analysis
Nineteenth century repertoires
Popular music analysis and historical studies
Popular music cultural studies
Twentieth and twenty-first-century theatre practice and contemporary theatre
Verbatim theatre and oral history
Writing for performance
Screen-based and digital dance/performance
Interdisciplinary performance practice
Somatic-informed performance practices
Corporeal or physical theatre practice
Performance and cognition
Performance and embodiment
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