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Assoc Prof Janet McDonald

Assoc Prof Janet McDonald
Name Janet McDonald
Position Associate Professor (Theatre Studies)
Section School of Creative Arts
Office A258
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1232
Extension 1232
Email
Qualifications DipT BrisbaneCAE , BA QUT , MA QUT , PhD Arizona SU

Research interests
Gender construction and performance in actor-training
Regional youth and arts sustainability
Wellbeing and resilience through the arts
Landscapes of Practice in arts learning
Arts advocacy and regional arts agency

Industry affiliations
Flying Arts Alliance
BEMAC (Brisbane Multicultural Centre, Via Access)
Arts Council Toowoomba
Arts Queensland (grant assessor)
Friends of Cobb&Co
RAYGUN

USQ Research affiliations

  • Institute for Resilient Regions (IRR)

Currently teaching courses/programs
THE1000 Introduction to Creative Practice
THE1002 Intro to History and Theory of Drama 2
THE2003 Children's and Young People's Theatre
THE2008 Modern Theatre and Drama
THE8002 The Body: Representation and Imposition
BCA3000 BCA Project A
BCA8000 Aesthetic Dimensions

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
19 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
7 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Head of School (Creative Arts) from 2008-2013
School Discipline Coordinator - Creative Arts, from 2013 - 2018
Associate Academic Performance Supervisor from 2015-2018
Chair, Youth Arts Queesland (2008-2012)
Chair, RAYGUN (2013-2016)
President. Arts Council, Toowoomba (2017 - )

Research most recent
Mason, R and McDonald, J (2015), eds. Creative Communities: Regional Inclusion and the Arts. Intellect Books, Bristol UK.

McDonald, J. (2019) “The Theatre of War: Rememoration and the Horse” in the Palgrave Handbook of Artistic and Cultural Responses to War, Volume 1, eds Martin Kerby, Margaret Baguley, and Janet McDonald. Palgrave Macmillan (in press)

McDonald, J. (2015) “Artist-Run-Initiatives as Liminal Incubatory Arts Practice” in Creative Communities, eds. McDonald and Mason. Intellect Books: Bristol, pages 207-218.

McDonald, J. and Mason, R. (2015), “Introductory Chapter” in Creative Communities, eds. McDonald and Mason. Intellect Books: Bristol, pages 3-10.

McDonald, J., Mills, D., and Aprill, A. (2016) “Wellbeing in Classroom Arts Collaborations” in The Palgrave Handbook to Global Arts Education, eds., Baguely M. and Barton, G.

McDonald, Janet and Baker, Dallas (2018) Iced vovos: a one act play. New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing. pp. 1-7. ISSN 1479-072

McDonald, Janet Alison and Aprill, Arnold and Mills, Deborah and Kerby, Martin (2017) Wellbeing and arts education: opportunities for increasing advocacy. Australian Art Education, 38 (1). pp. 93-107.



Publications in ePrints

Kerby, Martin and Baguley, Margaret and McDonald, Janet (2019) Conclusion. In: The Palgrave handbook of artistic and cultural responses to war since 1914: the British Isles, the United States and Australasia. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., Cham, Switzerland, pp. 575-576. ISBN 978-3-319-96985-5

Kerby, Martin and Baguley, Margaret and McDonald, Janet (2019) Introduction: artistic and cultural responses to war. In: The Palgrave handbook of artistic and cultural responses to war since 1914: the British Isles, the United States and Australasia. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., Cham, Switzerland, pp. 1-20. ISBN 978-3-319-96985-5

McDonald, Janet and Alderdice, Scott and Cutcliffe, Katrina (2019) The clown and the king: undergraduate actor training and wellbeing. Theatre, Dance and Performance Training, 10 (1). pp. 68-84. ISSN 1944-3927

Kerby, Martin and Baguley, Margaret and McDonald, Janet, eds. (2019) The Palgrave handbook of artistic and cultural responses to war since 1914: the British Isles, the United States, and Australasia. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., Cham, Switzerland. ISBN 978-3-319-96985-5

McDonald, Janet (2019) The theatre of war: rememoration and the horse. In: The Palgrave handbook of artistic and cultural responses to war since 1914: the British Isles, the United States and Australasia. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., Cham, Switzerland, pp. 535-551. ISBN 978-3-319-96985-5

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