Michael Allen

theatre making anthropologist
Australia
Reaseach-led-practice in cultural anthropology; the human centred approach to making live performance. Actor, writer, award winning director and PhD candidate at the University of Adelaide. _Performance studies _Social dramaturgy _Cultural policy _Media analysis _Live streaming performance _Online theatre I create and consult on hybrid live & live-streamed performance experiences with live event producers. … Develop immersive hybrid performances, integrating live streaming and online communication platforms. … Research consultant for creative producers of live performance events; community background research, production/event design, project impact report. … Expert in cultural anthropology research of performance studies, media and ethno-drama methodology. … Dramaturge specialising in socio-political, cultural and historical contexts of projects. Backed by a 25 year career in theatre, film and TV. #theatre #anthropology #webtheatre #onlinetheatre #t4d #livestreaming

Publications

  • Allen, M.J., 2015. Chase the feeling: making meaning in an autistic theatre company