“The Theatre & Performance Research Association (TaPRA) exists in order to facilitate research through and into theatre and performance. It is based on collegiality with a formal structure that intends to advance informal, productive and dynamic research networks.
Although membership is largely British and Irish, TaPRA welcomes international members and seeks to engage with research across a wide range of cultures, disciplines and geographies.
TaPRA does not express a political affilitation and is not a lobbying body. It aims to foster research that:
- enables links between practitioners and scholars within our disciplines and across cognate fields;
- liaises with specialist organisations and groupings;
- encourages early career research in theatre and performance.”
Theatre, Performance and Philosophy; Scenography; Popular Performance; Performer Training; Performing, Identity, Community; Performance and the Body; Theatre History and Historiography; Documenting Performance; Directing and Dramaturgy; Applied and Social Theatre.
Each Working Group has its own Call for Papers. Deadline for all abstracts 29 April 2013.