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TaPRA Prizes 2017: Shortlists

The shortlisting process for the TaPRA Research Prizes for 2017 is now complete and we are delighted to announce that the following scholars and works have been shortlisted for final consideration:

The David Bradby TaPRA Award for Research in International Theatre and Performance

Jim Davis, for Comic Acting and Portraiture in Late-Georgian and Regency England (Cambridge University Press, 2015)
Lynette Goddard, for Contemporary Black British Playwrights: Margins to Mainstream (Palgrave, 2015)
Cathy Turner, for Dramaturgy and Architecture: Theatre, Utopia and the Built Environment (Palgrave, 2015)

The TaPRA Early Career Research Prize

Rachel Hann for leadership in the areas of costume and practice research
Georgina Guy for Theatre, Exhibition, and Curation: Displayed & Performed (Routledge, 2016)
Kirsty Sedgman for the development of work on audience research including Locating the Audience (Intellect, 2016)

The TaPRA Prize for Editing (Edited Collection or Special Issue)

Maria Delgado and Joanne Tompkins for Contemporary Theatre Review: The Politics, Processes and Practices of Editing: special edition. 25:1, February 2015
Helen Nicholson and Anna Harpin for Performance and Participation: Practices, Audiences, Politics (Palgrave, 2016)
Alyson Campbell and Stephen Farrier for Queer Dramaturgies: International Perspectives On Where Performance Leads Queer (Palgrave, 2016)

Congratulations to all those shortlisted. Our winners will be announced in early June.

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