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Dr Jess McCormack

Dr Jess McCormack

Dr Jess McCormack
PhD(Bristol), MA(Bristol), BA(Bath Spa)

Teaching Fellow in Theatre and Performance

Area of research

Dancing Other People's Words: an investigation of choreographic practice in the field of verbatim dance-theatre

Cantock's Close,
Clifton, Bristol BS8 1UP
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 3315300

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Biography

 

I am a performance maker and researcher working across dance, theatre and performance.  My research on devised and choreographic processes incorporates practice-as-research and critical theory.  My current interests include adaptation, translation and cultural transferences, collaborative processes, devised performance practices, choreography and cultural identity, verbatim theatre and applied theatre.

I have experience of creating devised performances with professional, non-professional and student casts.  I have led two Arts Council England and BCC funded projects that included the creation of performances for a professional and non-professional casts in response to collected interview material.  I have been commissioned to create a ...

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