Dr Elizabeth Bennett

Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
Fixed Term Teacher
School of Health and Social Care
Dr Elizabeth Bennett



Dr Elizabeth Bennett (she/her) is a Lecturer in Drama. Her teaching specialisms include Theatre and Human Rights, Gender and Sexuality in Performance, Voice and Movement, and Writing Lyrics. Elizabeth was awarded the Essex Excellence in Education Award 2022 for her work on developing student voice and engagement. Her monograph, 'Performing Folk Songs: Affect, Landscape and Repertoire', will be published by Bloomsbury in Jan 2024.

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Introduction to Theatre Studies (TH141)

  • Voice and Movement: Core Skills (TH144)

  • Theatre and Human Rights (TH343)

  • Independent Theatre Studies Project (TH836)

  • Contemporary Texts and Contexts (LT109)


Journal articles (1)

Bennett, E., Trace 100: The Day Our World Changed. Platform : Postgraduate e-Journal of Theatre and Performing Arts. 9 (2)

Books (1)

Bennett, E., (2024). Performing Folk Songs: Affect, Landscape, and Repertoire. Bloomsbury

Reports and Papers (2)

Bennett, E. and McKay, G., From Brass Bands to Buskers: Street Music in the UK

Bennett, E. and McKay, G., Annotated Bibliography: From Brass Bands to Buskers: Street Music in the UK

Other (1)

Bennett, E. and Wiley, C., (2022).Evaluating Student Evaluation of Teaching: From Performance Management to Quality Enhancement.(Special Issue),SEDA

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