Category Archives: PG Study

Kingston University PhD Studentships (Dance)

Kingston University PhD Studentships (including Dance)
Kingston University, London
Application deadline: 18th March 2016

Kingston University is pleased to be able to fund up to 10 studentships for students undertaking a PhD at Kingston University beginning in 2016-17.

The competition for these prestigious research studentships is now open to students who wish to study for a full-time PhD at Kingston University. Funding is at Home/EU level only.

The Department of Dance at Kingston University, London, invites expressions of interest to join our PhD Programme in October 2016.  Applications from all areas of Dance Studies are welcome but we would be especially interested in hearing from potential candidates on the following topics:

Popular, social and vernacular dance practices
Dance and identity
Dance education
British and European contemporary performance
Interdisciplinary performance practices
Embodiment and somatics
Indian classical dance

If you are interested in developing a research proposal for an application to this funding programme, please send a proposal to Dr Daniela Perazzo Domm for feedback by 4th March 2016. Email:

New MA programme Somatic Practices by Independent Research

Applications are open for the new MA Somatic Practices by Independent Research. This is an innovative new postgraduate programme based on your prior professional somatic training. It allows you to research (through a written thesis) an area of somatic practices of your choice culminating in a postgraduate qualification (MA).

For more information:

PhD Interdisciplinary Scholarship for 2016 (international applications close Sep 30)

The scholarship, international applications close September 30th.


Dr Dorita Hannah: Professor of Interdisciplinary Architecture, Art & Design

DOCTORAL RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS 2016 in Spatial, Performing & Visual Arts



Living allowance scholarship. One scholarship is available to support doctoral research under the supervision of Dr Dorita Hannah, Professor of Interdisciplinary Architecture, Art and Design, in an area of existing and emerging research strength within the University of Tasmania’s School of Architecture & Design as well as the Tasmanian College of the Arts with a start date of 2016


Value & Duration:

This scholarship includes fees and provides $25,849 pa (2015 rate) living allowance for 3 years, with a possible 6-month extension.


Closing date:

31 October 2015.


The Research Project: All excellent proposals will be considered, but preferential consideration will be given to the following areas of current research;

  • Event-Space: Theatre Architecture and Cultural Environments
  • Emerging Interdisciplinary Processes in the Practice of Spatial, Performing and Visual Arts
  • Performance Design & Design Performativity
  • Curatorial Practices: Installations, Exhibitions and Social Engagement in Public Art
  • Performative Territories: approaches to (sub)urban and wilderness environments
  • AnthropoScenes
  • Online/Offline Platforms: technologies, media and globalisation
  • What and Where is Public Space?
  • Performances of Terror and 21st-century Spatiality
  •       Scenography/Theatre Design: Setting, Costumes and/or Mediality
  • Politics and Practices of Embodiment: including fashioning and feasting

While pursuing research under supervision of academic staff, recipients of the scholarship will also be expected to contribute fully to the emerging interdisciplinary research culture of UTAS’ Creative Exchange Institute (CXI), engaging with graduate modules, critical and reflective practice, and research-driven seminars, symposia, conferences and publications.




The following eligibility criteria apply to this scholarship:

  • The scholarship is open to Australian (domestic) candidates and to International candidates.
  • The PhD must be undertaken on a full-time basis.
  • Applicants must already have been awarded a first class Honours degree or hold equivalent qualifications or relevant and substantial research experience in an appropriate sector.
  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate strong research and analytical skills.


Candidates should have:

  • A primary degree in a performing, spatial or visual arts discipline.
  • An established area of research interest, demonstrated either through having a research degree or through a record of publications and other activity in the area.
  • The ability to complete a PhD programme within a 4 year time frame
  • Applicants to the PhD track are expected to have completed a research Masters degree.
  • The capacity to contribute to the teaching programmes, the research culture and the broader academic missions of the School of Architecture & Design and/or College of Arts.


Application Process:

E.g. Applicants should complete the Application for Admission and Scholarship for Higher Degree Research Candidature form (see How to Apply on the Graduate Research Future Students Page ) and indicate in Section 9 Scholarship Support that you wish to be considered for a living allowance scholarship.


More information:

Please contact for more information.


Audition for PG Certificate at Royal Holloway taught by Jasmin Vardimon Company

Final audition for PG Certificate in Physical Theatre for Actors and Dancers starting this autumn.
Taught by the Jasmin Vardimon Company at Dpt of Drama and Theatre, Royal Holloway, University of London. 
Saturday 3rd October 2015, 10 – 1 in Boilerhouse Theatre, Royal Holloway
Please look at the website for more details on the course and how to apply online.
The first teaching weekend on 17th and 18th October 2015
The course is taught over 8 weekends and one full week in June making it possible to work and attend. 
Each year students make solo and small group performances inspired by the teaching undertaken with the Jasmin Vardimon Company.
It is taught at Royal Holloway in Egham, Surrey in the Boilerhouse Theatre and suitably qualified students may go on to study for the second part of an MA programme in Contemporary Performance Practices.
For further details email Ally Williams,