5th – 7th September

Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University’s Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies is delighted to be hosting the annual TaPRA conference 2018.

The Theatre & Performance Research Association (TaPRA) exists in order to facilitate research through and into theatre and performance. It is based on collegiality with a formal structure that intends to advance informal, productive and dynamic research networks.

Registration is now open.

You are warmly invited to join us by the sea for the 2018 TaPRA conference at Aberystwyth University. The Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies is delighted to be hosting this conference which will be held from the 5th to the 7th of September 2018.

We are pleased to announce that this years’ keynote speakers will be Kully Thiarai – the Director of National Theatre Wales and Professor Jim Davis the David Bradby Prize winner.

There will be a Twmpath (Welsh Ceilidh) for you after the conference meal which we’re hoping will be on the Pier overlooking Cardigan bay – a true (wild) west Wales experience……watch this space.

We look forward to welcoming you to Aberystwyth.

Please use the links below to register.


The full programme and working group schedules are now released.


An early bird rate has been applied and will expire on the 22nd of June 2018.

All conference registrations include TaPRA Membership.

Programme details will be released in the summer of 2018, for further details please visit the TaPRA website.


Accommodation is available during the TaPRA conference in two of our residences, Fferm Penglais (en-suite) and Cwrt Mawr (standard).

Information is provided by following the ‘Accommodation’ link above, should you have any queries please contact the Conference Office by email.

**Prices include bed and breakfast**

Conference Dinner

Menu options will be available during the purchase process.

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