Title of study:  A pedagogical exploration of agency and relatedness in Contemporary dance technique in a UK Conservatoire

This research aims to:

    • Articulate current discourses of dance education in relation to dance technique in higher education.
    • Consider feminist critical pedagogy in relation to emancipatory learning within dance technique practices.
    • Articulate a feminist, interpretive and critical ethnographic methodological approach that acknowledges the situated-ness of teacher/learner as co-participant.
    • Develop understanding of agency and relatedness in contemporary dance technique learning through insightful description and analysis of the participant students’ nuanced experiences.

Supervisory team: Vida Midgelow and Victoria de Rijke

Email: j.dryburgh@trinitylaban.ac.uk