Dr DE ROZA, Elizabeth
Head of Performing Arts Research and Postgraduate Studies Coordinator
Performing Arts Research
Dr Elizabeth de Roza (www.elizabethderoza.com) is an artist-scholar, performance maker, theatre director, actor-movement trainer. She holds a PhD (Theatre and Performance) from Goldsmiths, University of London.
Elizabeth’s research focus on cross-cultural embodied experiences, thinking, practice through making at the intersections of both decolonial and feminist theories. She has presented her research/practice at various international conferences, universities, theatre conservatories. As a practising artist, she has collaborated on many international performance projects and presented them at various prestigious contemporary theatre festivals in South America, Europe, UK, Asia.
She co-convenes the Embodied Research Working Group within IFTR and serves as an Assistant Editor for the Journal of Embodied Research. She was also a Visiting Fellow at the Royal Academy for Dramatic Arts (UK).
Her most recent publications includes: Case Study: Paper Boat – an embodied response to sites/places and memories in Embodied Performativity in Southeast Asia: Multidisciplinary Corporeality (ed. Stephanie Burridge. Routledge 2020).