Michelle Man


My research project

Research

Research interests

Indicators of esteem

  • In 2017, Michelle was nominated for the Premio Max Best Choreographer, the Spanish equivalent of the Olivier or Toni Awards, for her practice research driven choreography with the award-winning Catalonian contemporary circus company eia.

  • EXPLORANDO: nuevos lenguajes en el circo contemporaneo: Author and director of the project of this practice based research project that explores the development of Chilean contemporary circus in recent years. This project was awarded a £10,000 research grant from the Chilean Government Arts Funding. (FONDART).

  • INTERFACES:Investigación para las Artes Circenses y Su Cruce con la Arquitectura:

    Author and director of the project of this interdisciplinary practice based research project that explores the development of contemporary performance through circus, dance and architecture. This project was awarded an £8,000 research grant from Beca Fundación Mustakis, Aporte País, Chile.

My teaching

My publications

Publications

(). Conference Papers:

Man, M (2018) Modes of Hospitality as a Methodology for Devising Contemporary Circus Performance. In: Circus and its Others II 28.08.18. Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic.

Man, M (2018) Atmos (Blue Light) Sphering. In: Atmospheres 3rd Annual Practice Research Symposium 13.01.18, Surrey Institute of Performance at GSA, University of Surrey.

Man, M. (2017) Lighting States- LightingScapes: when light performs as a Choreographic Scorer. In: Scenography: Scenography and the Body: Movement, Gesture, Sensation Theatre and Performance Research Association (TAPRA) Annual Conference, 31.08.17, University of Salford.

Man, M. and Hewison, J. (2017) Of Cabbages and Queens. In: The Leonora Carrington Centenary Symposium, 30.06.17, Edge Hill University. 

Man, M. (2016) Porcelain Moves: when costume choreographs. In: Costume and Fashion in Context and Practice, 06.12.16, The Fashion and Costume Thinking Research Centre, University of Huddersfield.
Man, M. (2016) Felt Architectures: Arquitecturas Viscerales, Colegio de Arquitectos, Avila, Spain.

Man, M. (2016) Forrest Lights: collaborative glimmerings in performance making with mediated light. In: How To Do Things With Practice Research Symposium, 20.07.16, Surrey Institute of Performance at GSA, University of Surrey.

Man, M. (2016) Dancing in the Dark: Lowering the Lights for an Uncertain World. In: Dance in the 21st Century: Questioning methods of practice, pedagogy and research, DanceHE Early Career Symposium, 07.04.2016, University of Bedfordshire.

Man, M. (2014) Into Darkness…Towards l i g h t o u c h: The Challenges of Creating and Performing in the Dark. In: Theatre in the Dark International Symposium, University of Surrey.