19 May 2012 / Grants and Awards
2012 Research Award Winners
The following awards were made at the Society’s AGM on Tuesday, 15th May 2012.
The Anthony Denning Award of the Society for Theatre Research to DR SARAH McCLEAVE (right) for a publication subvention for a book entitled Dance in Opera: Handel on the London Stage.
The Kathleen Barker Award of the Society for Theatre Research to MRS AILEEN ROBINSON of Northwestern University, for work on Victorian theatre and performance that spread scientific knowledge.
The Stephen Joseph Award of the Society for Theatre Research to MS VICTORIA ANKER, a phD student working on provincial masques 1603-60 and how they transmit religious and political ideas.
Other awards went to
To DR ROGER CLEGG for a publication subvention for a book entitled Theatrical Jigs: Sung Drama on the Early Modern Stage.
To MISS VERONICA ISAAC (right), a PhD student and museum curator, for work on the role of dress in Ellen Terry’s life and career.
To MR TOBIAS BECKER of Berlin, a PhD student working on popular theatre (operetta, musical comedy and revue) in London and Berlin, 1880-1930.
To DR ROBERT ORMSBY (left), of St John’s, Newfoundland, for work on a monograph on the stage history of Coriolanus.
To DR DONGSHIN CHANG of the City University of New York, for research into historical and contemporary interpretations of Aladdin.
To MISS VICKY SIMON (right), for work on the building casework records in the London Metropolitan Archives, to cover the work of Frank Matcham and his company.