PUBLICATIONS:

A Semiotics of the Dramatic Text, New Directions in Theatre Analysis, Macmillan, 1994

"The Eventful Articulation of Singularities", Keynote Address, Dance Symposium, New Alignments and Emergent Forms, Roehampton University of Surrey, 13 December 2003; (web-published at http://www.sfmelrose.u-net.com/chasingangels/)

"The Curiosity of Writing (Or, who cares about performance mastery?), PARIP conference, University of Bristol, September 2003; (web-published at http://www.sfmelrose.u-net.com/curiosityofwriting/)

"Textual Turns and a Turn-up for the Books", Keynote Address, Textual Conditions, Nottingham University, September 2002; (web-published at http://www.sfmelrose.u-net.com/nottingham/)

"Before the Posthuman Can Take [Its] Place: Performing Place and Person, in the Early 21st Century…", e-pai (electronic Journal, School of Arts, Middlesex University), 2002

"Entertaining Other Options", Inaugural Lecture, Middlesex University, web-published on www.sfmelrose.u-net.com/inaugural/, 2002

"please adjust your set", Keynote Address, presented at Arnolfini/University of Bristol, 23 August 2002 on the occasion of the Goat Island/Bristol University Summer School and Symposium, web-published on www.sfmelrose.u-net.com/adjustyourset/

"Hope", in J. Lawlor and C. Molloy, Stalking Memory, CD-ROM, 2001

'(Re-)marking the Overlooked', Performance Research, Vol 6, no.2, pp 4-19, 2001

'Restaging "Theory" in the Postgraduate Performance Studies Workshop' New Theatre Quarterly, Vol. XV, Part 1, 1999

'Rehearsing "Theory" and Other Dramas in the University', in Hans-Wolgang Nickel, Symposium Theatertheorie, Berlin 1999

'My Body, Your Body, Her-His Body: Is/Does Some-body (Live) Here?' New Theatre Quarterly XIV Part 2 May 1998

'What do Women want (in theatre)?', introductory chapter, L. Goodman (ed) Routledge Reader in Gender and Performance Routledge 1998

'The Strange Arts of Ambivalence', Heathfield and Quick (eds) Shattered Anatomies: traces of the body in performance, Arnolfini Live, 1997

'Rehearsing Reconciliations: Tartuffe at the Theatre du Soleil ... ', Performance Research, Vol 2, 2, 1997

'Play in Theory', Social Semiotics 1996

'"Please please me": Sympathy and Empathy in Critical Metapraxis', Contemporary Theatre Review, no.2, 1995

'Making Do: Strategies and Tactics in "New Performance" Pedagogy', Contemporary Theatre Review, no.1, 1994

(with R. Melrose: major contributor) 'Discourse and Negotiation of Meaning in Communicative Language Teaching', in I.R.A.L., 27, 1, Feb. l989

with R. Melrose (major contributor: S. Melrose) 'Drama, "Style", Stage', in Birch and O'Toole (eds.), The Functions of Style, Pinter l987

'Prospects for the Analysis of Performance', in G. McAuley (ed.), From Page to Stage: L'Illusion Comique, Sydney University Theatre Studies Service Unit, l987

'Dramatic Holes, Theatre Discourse/s', in Journal of Cultural Studies, vol.4, no.1 June l986

'Theatre, Linguistics and Two Productions of No Man's Land', in New Theatre Quarterly, no.2, l985

TRANSLATION:

(major translator in) Pavis, P. Languages of the Stage, P.A.J.P., 1982

(translator) Pavis, P., 'Production and Reception', in Hilton (ed.), New Directions in Theatre, Macmillan,1993

CREATIVE WRITING/PROSE:

'Distances', in Quadrant, l977

'Movements Before Falling', inMeanjin, 1978 Reprinted in Moorhouse, The State of the Art, Penguin, l983

'Petit noir, sans sucre', in Ink, Allen & Unwin, l989 reprinted in Summer Shorts, 2, Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 1994

'Piece for Single Voice, Which Weeps', in No Substitute, Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 1990

Eating Out, (fiction/theory "novel"), Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 1991

CONFERENCES/EVENTS/UNPUBLISHED PRESENTATIONS, 1990-2005:

"Untitled (I)", Keynote Address presented at KIAD conference: "ISSUES IN CURATING AND CONTEMPORARY ART PRACTICE AND PERFORMANCE", 27 May 2005.

"The Eventful Articulation of Singularities", Keynote Address, Dance Symposium, New Alignments and Emergent Forms, Roehampton University of Surrey, 13 December 2003; (see also: http://www.sfmelrose.u-net.com/chasingangels/)

"The Curiosity of Writing (Or, who cares about performance mastery?), PARIP conference, University of Bristol, September 2003; (see also: http://www.sfmelrose.u-net.com/curiosityofwriting/)

"Textual Turns and a Turn-up for the Books", Keynote Address, Textual Conditions, Nottingham University, September 2002; (see also: http://www.sfmelrose.u-net.com/nottingham/)

'On (not) Taking it for Granted, II', Intensities, Keynote address, Manchester Metropolitan University, September 2000

'A Theory Too Far?', Performance Studies International Conference, Performance Research Centre, Aberyswyth 1999

'Restaging "Theory"', SCUDD Conference, University of Glasgow, 1998

'Teaching Performance in the "new university"', SCUDD Conference, Scarborough College 1997

Keynote address, 'Theatre Metaphors and "Pedagogic Violence"', SCUDD Conference, Univ. of Birmingham 1995

'Looking at "New Performance"': Invited Speaker, plus performance presentation with MA students, Helsinki Act: 'Changing Forms of Performance' Finnish Theatre Academy, May 1995

'Playing in Theory', Keynote Speaker, Australian Society of Drama Teachers, University of New England, Australia, July, 1995

'Felt-experience as Analog in the Realm of Discourse', Invited Speaker, II. International Dramaturgy Forum, HRVATSKI INSTITUT ZA POKRET I PLES MAPAZ, Croatia, May 1995

Invited Speaker, Performance Documentation Conference ('Chasing Shadows'), University of Lancaster/CPR, July-Aug 1994

'Parataxis and hypotaxis in "new performance" practices', Invited speaker, Cardiff International Performance Research Conference on Performance Devising and Documentation, February 1993

Invited Speaker, Theatre as a Paradigm of Society, Lancaster University, March 1993

'Somatography/Property/Propriety' Keynote Speaker, The Ruskin School of Fine Art, Oxford University Conference: Sightlines of History and Practice October/November, 1993

Commissioned Theatre Reviewer, L.I.F.T., for HYBRID, June-July, 1993

'Confessions and Confusions of a Ruminant', Cardiff Performance Research Centre, Brecon Valley, 1993


Background image: Tamara Harrison and Corina McKay, after Cixous' Portrait of Dora, Rose Bruford College, 2000.

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