The Anthony Denning Award to Dr Margaret Rogerson, lecturer at the University of Sydney, Australia, towards the cost of publishing a monograph on the staging of the York Mysteries 1951-2006.
The Kathleen Barker Award to Dr Caitlin Adams, a research officer at the Central School of Speech and Drama, for an oral-history project as part of a study of the Arts League of Service Travelling Theatre.
Other awards to:
Dr Helen Brooks, lecturer in drama and performance at the University of Nottingham, for travel to expand the content of a monograph 'Playing Women: performance and Gender in the Eighteenth-Century'.
Dr Catherine Cockin, lecturer at the University of Hull, for work in connection with the publication of eight volumes of Ellen Terry's letters.
Elizabeth Dyer, an American PhD student at the University of York, for the production and documentation of a rare Jesuit drama Daphnis (1728).Dr Kelly Jones, lecturer in drama at the Lincoln School of Performing Arts, towards a day-long event with students to investigate the nineteenth-century melodrama Sweeney Todd including a production of George Dibden-Pitt's play of 1847.
Professor David Mayer, University of Manchester, for photography of James Winston's illustrations of Georgian theatres.
Professor Robert Sawyer, East Tennessee State University, USA, for research into Charles Kean's Shakespearean productions for a new book.
Lucia Stuart, a member of the Terriss family, for work on her great-great-grandfather's archive.
Professor Sue Thomas, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia, for travel and research costs towards the preparation of a monograph on playwright and director Polly Teale's late expressionism.
Alicia Tycer, independent scholar, for assistance towards developing her PhD thesis 'Divergent Voices during the "Crisis in Masculinity": Contemporary British Women Playwrights at the Royal Court Theatre' into a book.
Three awards were made from The John Ramsden Fund; all are linked to, and the amounts included in, the awards to Elizabeth Dyer, Dr Kelly Jones, and Professor Robert Sawyer.
Including the above, the Society has now made grants totalling £95,500 to 214 recipients since the first awards in 1988.
An award of was made from The President's Fund to Ms Nesreen Hussein towards conference fees in connection with her PhD topic on Improbable Theatre.
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1st June 2008
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