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Dr Stuart Andrews

Dr Stuart Andrews
Lecturer in Theatre

Gaskell 111


Stuart Andrews is an interdisciplinary researcher, who investigates strategies and practices of 'performing' place. He focuses on addressing and facilitating situated local responses to local and global challenges, primarily in cities. Stuart co-directs Performing City Resilience, a research project that works internationally to facilitate innovative strategic responses to city challenges. Currently, this activity involves rethinking pandemic population measures in response to Covid 19 (UK/US), culture and environmental strategy (US), and city resilience strategy (US). He has published internationally on art, architecture, culture and performance and on emergency planning, city resilience and crisis response; publications comprise books and academic articles, professional reporting and blog posts to share emerging findings. Stuart teaches and supervises projects in a range of areas, focusing particularly on place and performance, and practices of making, reflecting on and analysing artistic and everyday practice.




Stuart is Research Lead for Theatre, in the Department of Arts and Humanities.

Newest selected publications

Andrews, S. and Duggan, P. (2021) 'Performance as City Pandemic Response: Invitations to Innovate'. Place of publication: Available at: Access Link


Andrews, S. and Duggan, P. (2021) 'Towards ‘strategy as performance’ in hazard mitigation: reflections on Performing City Resilience in New Orleans'. Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance, 26 (1). pp. 187 - 201. ISSN: 1356-9783 Open Access Link

Journal article

Andrews, S. (2020) 'Performing Workshops at Home', in Mock, R. and Paterson, M. (eds.) Joshua Sofaer: Performance | Objects | Participation. Intellect.

Book chapter

Andrews, S. (2019) 'Performing Home'. London: Routledge. ISSN 10: 0415787459 ISSN 13: 9780415787451


Andrews, S. and Wagner, M. (2019) 'The Dramaturgy of the Door'. Routledge. ISSN 10: 1134852274 ISSN 13: 9781134852277

More publications(13)