Areas of Research

The following is a list of faculty that can supervise graduate studies in their listed areas of research. Graduate studies candidates are welcome to contact faculty members to discuss potential areas of research.

Conrad Alexandrowicz, MFA (Alberta)
Acting, movement for actors, devised theatre

Warwick Dobson, PhD (Sussex)
Applied theatre, drama/theatre in education, reminiscence theatre

Fran Gebhard MFA (British Columbia)
Acting, directing

Linda Hardy, MA (Toronto)
Acting, voice and speech for the stage, 19th-century British theatre, directing

Mary Kerr, BFA (Manitoba)
Stage design (costume and set), especially dance, opera, musical theatre, film, television and special events; design history and cultural aesthetics

Allana Lindgren, PhD (Toronto)
North American dance history, theatre history, especially modernism, Canadian cultural history and policy

Peter McGuire, MFA (Victoria)
Directing, acting, theatre production

Brian Richmond, MA (Toronto)
Directing, dramaturgy, acting

Kirsten Sadeghi-Yekta
Applied Theatre: theatre in war and (post)-conflict zones, theatre in developing settings, and more specifically the meaning of global economics, aesthetics, social justice and human rights within the field of applied theatre.

Allan Stichbury, BFA (Alberta)
Stage design (scenic, costumes and lighting), Canadian theatre

Anthony Vickery, PhD (Victoria)
Theatre history, especially melodrama and British and North American theatre of the 19th and early 20th centuries

Jennifer Wise, PhD (Toronto)
Theatre history, especially ancient Athens, the 18th century, acting theory, theatre criticism, and opera

Jan Wood, BFA (Alberta)
Acting, voice


The Marowitz Hamlet (2012)


Inside (2011)


Romeo and Juliet (2009)