Dr Clare Irvine

Lecturer

School of Creative Industries (Drama)

Career Summary

Biography

Dr. Clare Irvine is a Lecturer in Creative and Performing Arts for the School of Creative Industries at the University of Newcastle.  Prior to this Clare was the Senior Research Coordinator at the University of Melbourne where she managed a 13 industry-partner ARC Linkage Grant and was the Senior Researcher and Manager on consultancies with the Arts and Education sectors of the Victorian Government.  Dr Irvine has held positions with the Australia Council for the Arts and Local State Government and her creative practice focuses on contemporary arts practice with children and young people.  She has worked with the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Theatre Company, Queensland Performing Arts Centre, Victorian Arts Centre, Malthouse Theatre, Queensland Theatre Company, the Brisbane Powerhouse and Maitland Regional Art Gallery. 

More recently Dr Irvine was a Researcher and a Community Strategic Planning Officer for The Smith Family where she developed a School Readiness Plan based in the methodology of Collective Impact for Aboriginal families starting school.  The program was funded by the Australian Government Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet.

Clare is currently a Board Director of Catapult Dance Choreographic Hub and Crack Theatre Festival.


Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Newcastle
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Newcastle
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University of Newcastle

Keywords

  • arts partnerships
  • audiences
  • community development
  • contemporary performance
  • cultural policy
  • youth studies

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
360403 Drama, theatre and performance studies 100

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Lecturer University of Newcastle
School of Creative Industries
Australia
Lecturer University of Newcastle
School of Creative Industries
Australia

Academic appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/3/2014 - 1/6/2014 Research Officer The Smith Family
Australia
1/1/2011 - 1/11/2014 Casual Academic University of Newcastle
Creative and Performing Arts
Australia
1/2/2007 - 1/12/2011 Senior Research Coordinator The University of Melbourne
Education and Arts
Australia

Professional appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/9/2014 - 1/12/2014 Community Strategic Planning Officer The Smith Family
Australia
3/4/2006 - 21/12/2007 Education Curator Maitland Region Gallery
Australia
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Journal article (1 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2018 Arrighi G, Irvine C, Joyce B, Haracz K, 'Reimagining role and character : An approach to acting training for role-play simulation in the tertiary education setting', Applied Theatre Research, 6 89-106 (2018) [C1]
DOI 10.1386/atr.6.2.89_1
Citations Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1
Co-authors Gillian Arrighi, Kirsti Haracz

Conference (1 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2015 Arrighi G, Irvine C, Joyce B, 'Immersion, Spontaneity, Efficacy and the Actor: applying the actor to the pedagogical demands of the contemporary University', University of Sydney (2015) [O1]
Co-authors Gillian Arrighi
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants 1
Total funding $168,000

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20211 grants / $168,000

Newcastle City Night-Space Activation$168,000

Funding body: Newcastle City Council

Funding body Newcastle City Council
Project Team Professor Paul Egglestone, Associate Professor Craig Hight, Associate Professor Susan Kerrigan, Doctor Simone O'Callaghan, Associate Professor Jon Drummond, Professor Mario Minichiello, Doctor Clare Irvine, Dr Bavinton Nathaniel
Scheme Research Grant
Role Investigator
Funding Start 2021
Funding Finish 2021
GNo G2100573
Type Of Funding C2400 – Aust StateTerritoryLocal – Other
Category 2400
UON Y
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Research Supervision

Number of supervisions

Completed1
Current2

Current Supervision

Commenced Level of Study Research Title Program Supervisor Type
2020 PhD Conveying Synesthetic Resonance: Impact of Jacques Lecoq’s Pedagogy on the Creative Processes of Contemporary Performance Makers PhD (Drama), College of Human and Social Futures, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
2020 Honours The role of corporate sponsorship in the Australian theatre eco-system Creative Arts, NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY Sole Supervisor

Past Supervision

Year Level of Study Research Title Program Supervisor Type
2012 Honours A Rocky Horror History: A Historiography of Two Australian Rock Musical Productions Creative Arts, NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY Sole Supervisor
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Dr Clare Irvine

Position

Lecturer
School of Creative Industries
School of Creative Industries
College of Human and Social Futures

Focus area

Drama

Contact Details

Email clare.irvine@newcastle.edu.au
Mobile 0431389942
Link Google+

Office

Room Creative Industries Office
Building NUSpace
Location Newcastle City Campus

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