Dr Declan Patrick

Declan Patrick

Lecturer in Theatre Studies

Qualifications: PhD, MA (Hons), DipDrama, BA, PGCert. Academic Practice FHEA

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About Declan

I am an academic and theatre practitioner working across performance, dance and video. My research takes the form of traditional academic publications and performance.

Papers Taught

Research Supervised

Current PhD supervision:

Johanna Claus - The potential of interactive site-specific dance ritual to influence  relationships to the environment and the non-human world. (Supervisor)

Research Interests

Recent Publications

  • Barbour, K., Burgstaller, H., Claus, J., Cohen, E., Gray, E., Park, S. -R., . . . Waititi, C. (2021). Morphing Moments [Composition]. Hamilton, New Zealand: Waikato Contemporary Dance Projects Trust. Retrieved from

  • Diaz Rodriguez, J., & Patrick, D. (2020). Folk dance and the performance of courtship in Colombia and the Philippines.. In AILASA 2020 Visions: Possibilities, Performance and the Past. Conference held online, hosted by Griffiths University, Australia.

  • Patrick, D., & Barbour, K. (2020). Adventures in Failure: Professor Helen Heels presents a Lecture/Demonstration in three parts with a variety of extraordinary artefacts [Professor Helen Heels (Declan Patrick) ; Manly Stud Mr Cliff Edge (Karen Barbour)]. Hamilton New Zealand. Retrieved from

  • Bakogianni, A., & Patrick, D. (2020). Where is the Body? Performing Iphigenia at Aulis online in a New Zealand context.. In Ancient Greek Theatre in the Digital Age. International Online Conference. organised by Universita degli Studi di Torino (Bari, Italy).

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Culture; Dance; Drama; Performance; Theatre