Research

Current areas of research include rehearsal room methodologies, creative teaching and learning, and pantomime.

I am currently under commission with Bloomsbury to publish Inside the Rehearsal Room for 2021 publication.

PUBLICATIONS:

Palgrave Communications: Monsters and the Pantomime. 6(36). (2020): Read Here

Drama and Theatre Magazine: Graeae Theatre. Article

The Stage: Acting Teacher Robert Marsden Advises Students: The Stage

The Stage: Directing Pantohttps://www.thestage.co.uk/advice/how-to/2016/how-to-direct-pantomime/ (2016)

The Stage: What makes a Good Script? https://www.thestage.co.uk/advice/2018/can-actor-tell-script-good/  (2018)

Arts Professional: On using drama to combat extremism: https://www.artsprofessional.co.uk/magazine/241/feature/game (2011)

OTHER:

Interview (alongside Steve Boden) with Simon Sladen for the British Theatre Guide on Pantomime (2018):

http://btguide.libsyn.com/enter-pantoland-with-imagine-theatre-at-14-uk-venues

Book Review: Robert Marsden (2018) The Director’s Prism: ETA Hoffmann and the Russian theatrical avant-garde, Stanislavski Studies, 6:1, 111-112, DOI: 10.1080/20567790.2018.1452194

Book Review: Robert Marsden (2019) Directing with the Michael Chekhov Technique by Mark Monday, Stanislavski Studies, 7:1, 136-138, DOI: 10.1080/20567790.2019.1575392

RESEARCH AND CONFERENCES:

2009- Present: DISCOVERY MOMENTS IN REHEARSAL

PhD study, exploring breakthrough moments in rehearsals for actors and directors.

July 2012:  CREATIVITY WITHING HISTORY TEACHING

Delivering as part of a Symposium at Canterbury University on creativity and use of drama in site specific documentary.

2007-2008: THE DRAMATIC ENQUIRY

Part of a research team of practitioners exploring notions of Philosophy in Drama (The Dramatic Enquiry). Led by Gordon Poad.

 

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