We want to hear from anyone who has a dramaturgical or curatorial question they'd like to explore. We're taking the idea of research outside of universities, and inviting people to take academic agency and lead their own enquiries.
To take up residence with us as a researcher, the first step is just to drop us a line and tell us what you're interested in investigating. If it seems like a good fit, we'll go from there.
We'll meet with you to help you develop your question and plan your approach. We'll provide you with research material and reference points that might be useful.
You'll come in each day, for a week or more, and then we will meet with you at the end to map your ideas and make a contribution to our Research Notes page. This is the trade off.
Mark Pritchard is a dramaturg, producer and director trained at the Victorian College of the Arts, PACT, and the University of Wollongong. His practice focuses on new writing, hybrid dramaturgies, and an investigation of ritual, narrative, and mythology in contemporary culture. Mark has been Resident Dramaturg at Malthouse Theatre since 2014, a role which includes literary management, programming support, project coordination and providing dramaturgical support across the company’s activities. He is also a producer for New Working Group, and co-director of interactive theatre outfit NO SHOW. Mark is a recipient of the Mike Walsh Fellowship, and a participant in the Australia Council’s Future Leaders Program.