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Dr Eleanor Chadwick

Senior Lecturer & Programme Leader (Performing Arts)

School of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

01752 636700 Ext:7103

echadwick@marjon.ac.uk


Ellie Chadwick

Role Summary

Ellie is a Senior Lecturer in Acting in the School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (AH&SS). She is also Programme Leader for the Acting and Musical Theatre degree courses.


Qualifications

PhD Theatre Studies, University of Warwick; MFA Staging Shakespeare, University of Exeter; BA (Hons) English, University of Bristol


Teaching

Contemporary theatre; acting technique & actor training; classical theatre; intercultural theatre.


Research

Immersive and multi-sensory theatre; digital theatre; experimental theatre; intercultural theatre; ritual; theatrical heritage; medieval and early modern theatre; practice-as-research; audience research; actor training.


Publications

Books:

  • Eleanor Chadwick, Historically-Responsive Storytelling: How Contemporary Western Theatre is Rediscovering its Roots (London: Routledge, accepted/forthcoming).
  • Eleanor Chadwick, ‘History, Her Story, or Our Story? Navigating the Tensions of Historically-Responsive Storytelling in Emilia’, Laura Kressly, Aida Patient, Kimberly A. Williams (eds), Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s Emilia: A Companion Reader (London: Routledge, accepted/forthcoming 2022).
  • Eleanor Chadwick, ‘Fantasizing History: Anachronism, Creative License and the Re-emergence of an Early Language of Storytelling’, Paul Hardwick and Kate Lister (eds), Vikings and the Vikings: The Norse World(s) of the History Channel Series (Jefferson: McFarland, 2019).

Book chapters:

  • Eleanor Chadwick, ‘History, Her Story, or Our Story? Navigating the Tensions of Historically-Responsive Storytelling in Emilia’, Laura Kressly, Aida Patient, Kimberly A. Williams (eds), Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s Emilia: A Companion Reader (London: Routledge, accepted/forthcoming 2022).
  • Eleanor Chadwick, ‘Fantasizing History: Anachronism, Creative License and the Re-emergence of an Early Language of Storytelling’, Paul Hardwick and Kate Lister (eds), Vikings and the Vikings: The Norse World(s) of the History Channel Series (Jefferson: McFarland, 2019).

Journal articles:

 Reviews:

Eleanor Chadwick, ‘Theatre and Cognitive Neuroscience’, South African Theatre Journal (16 Aug 2016), x-xiii, 

Blogs / magazine articles:

 

Interviews:


Roles on external bodies

Founding co-convenor of the Performance Working Group, Network for Embodied Consciousness and the Arts (NECTArts) 


Other Interests

Writing, aerial arts, fitness, painting, travel

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