Dr Dominic Hingorani
Reader In Theatre and Performance / ADI Postgraduate Research Leader / Programme Leader MA Acting & MA Theatre Directing
development of diverse artists and audiences for the arts to address the historic and current lack of inclusion, representation and access.
His work contests the position of minority or marginalised practice within the mainstream with a special reference to British Asian Theatre and he has published widely on this topic including a monograph (2010) British Asian Theatre – Dramaturgy, Process and Performance with Palgrave and is co-convenor of TAPRA's Asian Performance and Diaspora group. Dominic originally trained as an actor at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and worked professionally in theatre, film, television and radio for over ten years.
Dominic is currently co-artistic director of Brolly Productions, a BME led performance company that creates and curates original projects across art forms for new and diverse audiences; many of whom are first time arts attenders.
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Theatre Directors Guild
Link tutor: Italia Conti
My research practice contests the position of marginal voices within the mainstream and aims to develop innovative cross arts performance work for new and diverse audiences; especially among those who may not have attended an arts event before.
(2018) New Opera Work 'The Powder Monkey'
National Maritime Museum, Opera North
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(2017) 'Performing Difference: Diversity, Representation and the Nation'
Performance & Civic Engagement Eds. Breed and Prentki: Plagrave.
(2017) New Play 'Her'
Half Moon Theatre / National Tour
(2016) New Opera Work
'Clocks 1888 - the greener'
Hackney Empire & National Tour.
Programme Leader MA Acting / MA Theatre Directing