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Associate Professor Andrew Lewis

Associate Dean (Performance)

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 6987, Email: andrew.smith@ecu.edu.au, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML2.213
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 6987
Email: andrew.smith@ecu.edu.au
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML2.213  

 

Andrew is the Associate Dean, Performance and an Associate Professor at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts.

Qualifications

  • Cert IV in Assesment & Workplace Training, TAFE WA.
  • Master of Arts in Theatre & Film Studies, The University of New South Wales, 1998.
  • Diploma Of Performing Arts in Theatre, Edith Cowan University, 1991.
  • Diploma in Drama, United Kingdom, 1981.

Research

Recent Research Grants

  • An Innovative Research Collaboration between ECU/WAAPA and Onward Production through an exploration of a “Whole-Theatre” Production of Clinchfield,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2011 - 2014,  $40,000.
  • Widening the Lens on Indigenous Storytelling: New Voices in Digital Distribution,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Industry Collaboration - Grant,  2008,  $100,350.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Conference Publications

  • Smith, A., Adams, L., (2019), Empowering the next generation of actors through the creation of student-centred self-devised dramatic work. 015 – AusAct: The Australian Actor Training Conference 2018, 15(Sep 1–2 2018), 119–131, online, Fusion Journal.

Creative Arts Research Outputs

  • Barbe, F., Smith, A., (2015), Tender Napalm (co-director). 8th Asia-Pacific Bureau Theatre Schools and Director's Conference, Singapore Airline Theatre, La Salle College of the Arts.

Research Student Supervision

Associate Supervisor

  • Master of Arts (Performing Arts),  MY WORST EVER NIGHT AT THE BEST SCHOOL BALL EVER: CREATING TABOO THEATRE FOR TEENAGERS.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  (RE)PRESENTING MASCULINITY: A THEATRE DIRECTOR'S CRITICAL OBSERVATIONS OF, AND THEATRICAL EXPERIMENTATIONS WITH, (RE)PRESENTATIONS OF MASCULINITY IN SELECTED WORKS OF CONTEMPORARY AUSTRALIAN THEATRE
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  CREATIVELY PURSUING PERSONA: FINDING IDENTITY THROUGH DIRECTING
  • Master of Arts (Performing Arts),  THE ABSURD REALITY OF SATIRE IN NEIL LABUTES 'FAT PIG': A DIRECTOR'S EXPLORATION TO EMPHASIZE SATIRE THROUGH THE STAGING OF A PRODUCTION.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  DIRECTING THROUGH DIALOGUE: A THEATRE DIRECTOR'S EXPLORATION OF LEADERSHIP

Assistant Supervisor

  • Master of Arts (Performing Arts),  THE FIFTH SPARROW: IN MEMORY OF MOLLIE SKINNER
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