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Martin Hargreaves

Martin Hargreaves is a writer, dramaturg, and performer and his research practices range between boredom and hysteria. His primary interests are in the recent history of contemporary dance, queer performance arts, and camp misunderstandings. In 2003 he was awarded a PhD for his thesis entitled Performativity, Spectrality, Hysteria. From 2003 to 2013 Martin was the Editor of Dance Theatre Journal and from 2005 to 2015 he was Programme Leader of the MA The Body in Performance at Laban. He has worked recently with Pablo Bronstein, Boris Charmatz, Nicola Conibere, H2Dance, Joan Jonas, Yvonne Rainer and Rachael Young. He was part of South East Dance’s Dramaturg in Residence programme, and a Lecturer in Fine Art at Goldsmiths, University of London before taking up the post of Director of Undergraduate Programmes at London Contemporary Dance School. He is on the Board of Dance Art Foundation and the Artistic Research Advisory Board at Stockholm University of the Arts.