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Dr Mark Radvan

Creative Industries Faculty,
School of Creative Practice

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Name
Dr Mark Radvan
Position(s)
Discipline Leader
Creative Industries Faculty,
School of Creative Practice
Senior Lecturer
Creative Industries Faculty,
School of Creative Practice,
Drama
Discipline *
Performing Arts and Creative Writing
Phone
+61 7 3138 3230
Fax
+61 7 3138 3975
Email
Location
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Qualifications

Doctor of Creative Industries (Research) (Queensland University of Technology), DipEd (University of Sydney), BA(Hons) (University of Sydney), DipDirecting (National Inst. of Dramatic Art)

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Mark Radvan is Lecturer in Drama in the Creative Industries Faculty at QUT. His focus areas are Acting, Directing and Arts Management with a special interest in Theatre for Children.

He was the Artistic Director of the 2006 and 2008 Out of the Box Festivals of Early Childhood at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre, and he is the founding Artistic Director of Imaginary Theatre, a company that creates theatre works for children.

His Masters study was in the area of movement for actors with particular application to stimulating creative responses and to stage composition.

His creative works span a broad range of theatre from Chekhov and Shakespeare to contemporary works to dramatic adaptations of Anna Fienberg’s Tashi stories. The Tashi plays are built on (and extend) a movement-based approach to performance and have been presented through

  • the Out of the Box Festival
  • Brisbane Powerhouse
  • Brisbane Festival
  • Sydney Children’s Festival
  • the Seoul World Children’s Book Fair in South Korea.

He has directed for a number of companies including

  • TN!
  • La Boite Theatre
  • City Theatre
  • the Brisbane Festival.
This information has been contributed by Dr Mark Radvan.

Publications

For publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Supervision

Current supervisions

  • Writing Musicals For A Hundred People & Their Thousand Friends: Crafting Epic Community Theatre
    Professional Doctorate, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr David Megarrity
  • The Art of Relational Knowing: An analysis of the roles and relationships between the people - performers, carers and babies - involved in the very early years dance theatre space.
    Professional Doctorate, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Jennifer Roche
  • Stories for Versatile Leaders: An exploration of the relationship between Story, Leadership and Organisational Culture
    Professional Doctorate, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Lee McGowan