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Dr Mary Richards

Dr Mary Richards
Programme Director BASc Global Challenges/ Reader in Theatre

Gaskell Building 110


Mary came to Brunel University London in September 2001 and completed her PhD Resisting the Limits of the Performing Body (University of Warwick) the following year. She runs the Peer Assisted Learning Scheme (PALS) for Theatre students and provides ongoing support for our dedicated student team of PALS facilitators.

She also co-produces arts@artaud; the showcase platform for theatre, film, music, performance poetry, dance and multi-media presentations from across the Department of Arts and Humanities.

Newest selected publications

Richards, ME. (2017) 'The orchestrated crowd: choreography, chorus, conceit in Tino Sehgal’s These Associations.'. Choreographic Practices, 8 (2). ISSN: 2040-5669 Open Access Link

Journal article

Richards, ME. (Accepted) 'Marina Abramovic: The Kitchen - Homage to Saint Therese'.Conference Santa Teresa: Her Writings and Writings about Her. Freie Universitat, Berlin, Germany.[unpublished]

Conference paper

Richards, ME. (Accepted) 'Evaluating The Elusive Ms Higgs'.Theatre and Performance Research Association 8-10 September 2015. University of Worcester.[unpublished]

Conference paper

Richards, ME. (2014) '“Bring and Do Nothing”: Abramović’s 512 Hours (2014) in the context of Rhythm 0 (1974)"'.Theatre and Performance Research Association (TaPRA). Royal Holloway University, London. 3 - 5 September[unpublished]

Conference paper

Richards, ME. (2013) '"Productivity as a discourse: Tino Sehgal's These Associations"'.Theatre and Performance Research Association (TaPRA). Glasgow, Scotland.[unpublished]

Conference paper
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