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School of Arts and Media

Dr Tracy Crossley

Programme Leader Theatre and Performance Practice


Studied at Lancaster University, where I did my BA in Theatre Studies, MA in Contemporary Theatre Practice and a PhD in Visuality in Film and Theatre. I also taught at Lancaster, directed student productions and toured with my own theatre group before joining Salford as a full-time lecturer in 2001.


Programme Leader for BA (Hons) Theatre and Performance Practice

Lectures and seminars on Performance in Context and Performance Studies.

Module Leader for Text and Performance and New Trends in Theatre and Performance.

Coordinate final year Theatre Projects and Comedy Projects.

Supervise Theatre Projects and Practical Research Projects. 

Research Interests

Post dramatic theatre; multi media Performance; contemporary theatre practices.


Crossley, T. (2005), ‘Letting the Drama into Group Work: Using conflict constructively in performing arts group practice’, Arts and Humanities in Higher Education, Vol 5, No.1, pp33-50.

Crossley, T. and Dixon, S. (2004) ‘Addressing Conflict in Group Work’, in C. Bryan (ed.) Assessing Group Practice: (pp 19-24). SEDA Paper 117. Birmingham: Staff and Educational Development Association. ISBN 1 902435 26 5