LePARC – the Performing Arts Research Cluster 

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Keywords

Intermedial performance • Sound studies • Embodiment

Description

LePARC is a cluster focused on research and creation in the performing and temporal arts. We are a group of 10 faculty members with diverse performance-related research interests, such as the creative process, new collaborative practices, sound and music, acting, oral history, listening, participatory performance, performance and politics, intermedia performance, dramaturgy, contemporary circus, playwriting, educational research in the performing arts, collective improvisation, notation, embodiment, space, and time, among many others.

Co-Directors

Eldad Tsabary, Assistant Professor, Department of Music

Angelique Willkie, Assistant Professor, Department of Contemporary Dance

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Quick Facts

Director: Bart Simon


Number of research clusters: 7


Number of faculty and principal investigators: 80


Number of graduate students: 120


Facilities: gaming lab; wet/dry maker lab; interactive textiles production studios, photography and image making; virtual reality and immersive studios; mobilities lab; student lounge; collab/cowork spaces; black box and conference spaces


Location: Montreal, Canada

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