LeParc, the Performing Arts Research Cluster

LePARC is a cluster focused on research and creation in the performing and temporal arts. We are a group of 12 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.

Cluster co-directors

Angelique WillkieAssistant Professor, Department of Contemporary Dance

Jessica Carmichael, Assistant Professor, Department of Theatre