Skip navigation

Performance and Identity

Meet our staffThe group's achievements include the authorship of the play 'Motherland' (2008) with its focus on Afghanistan and Iraq combatant's personal relationships, and the international presentation of the performance 'The Tin Ring' (2011) based on a Holocaust memoir. Other biographical 'performed testimonials' relate to Northern Ireland's recent history. The group's research includes the theorisation of 'presence' which has advanced the relationship of philosophy to performance.

Equally engaged with academic research and professional practice the group is currently developing research related to disability, ethics and participation, mobile communications and site-specific modes of dissemination. Performance and Identity benefits from some of its member's experience of leading and directing theatre companies, including the direction of the internationally scoped Gateshead International Festival of Theatre (GIFT), and is in a research partnership with Newcastle's Live Theatre.


Open Days - BOOK NOW

Open Days are a great way for you to get a feel of the University, the city of Newcastle upon Tyne and the course(s) you are interested in.



Our Courses

The Department of Arts has a number of undergraduate and postgraduate courses available for study.


Undergraduate Open Day Events

Looking to study in September 2019? Our Undergraduate Open Day Events are the perfect opportunity for you to find out as much as you can about our wide range of courses and world-class facilities.

Research at Northumbria

Research at Northumbria

Research is the life blood of a University and at Northumbria University we pride ourselves on research that makes a difference; research that has application and affects people's lives.

Latest News and Features

More news

Back to top