Emeritus Prof Julie Holledge

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Biography

Julie Holledge began her career as an actor and director in the British alternative theatre movement in the 1970s. and moved to Australia in the early 1980s.

Major publications include Innocent Flowers: Women in Edwardian Theatre (1981), and with Joanne Tompkins, Women's Intercultural Performance (2000). She is currently working on a global production history of Ibsen's A Doll's House as part of the Ibsen Between Cultures research project based at the University of Oslo, and is a chief investigator with the AusStage project.

Qualifications

PhD, Bristol University, 1984
BA Hons (Ist Class), Bristol University, 1972

Honours, awards and grants

Rob Jordan Book Prize, 2002: Women's Intercultural Performance. Author with Joanne Tompkins. London: Routledge. 2000

Carrick Australian Federal Government Award for University Teaching, 2006. Commendation: for the development of research rich undergraduate courses; intercultural programs; and industry linked schemes for students training to be professional actors and directors.

Award for Outstanding Contribution to Flinders University granted during the Celebrations to mark the 40th Anniversary of Flinders University.

Key responsibilities

2010 from 1999 Chief Investigator of the Lead Institution of AusStage: the Australian Gateway for the Performing Arts. Australia's most successful creative arts research infrastructure project and recipient of five major grants from the Australian Research Council. Currently in its fourth phase of development, AusStage has twenty-two partners including eighteen universities, and the Australia Council for the Arts. (approx $3,000,000 Aus.)

2010  Project Administrator, Ibsen Through African Eyes, Lusaka, Zambia

2009 - 2012  Member of Executive of Ibsen International Organising Committee for Tri-annual International Ibsen Conferences.

Research and supervision

Publications

Book chapters
  • Holledge, J. (2007). Exile and the Elusive Qualities of Time. In Elaine Aston and Sue-Ellen Case, ed. Staging International Feminisms. Hampshire and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 121-131.
  • Holledge, J. and Moore, M. (2006). The Memory Museum. A 2001 'Sacred Site' for a Secular Society. In Gay McAuley, ed. Unstable Ground: Performance and the Politics of Place. Brussels, Belgium: Peter Lang, pp. 95-110.
Refereed journal articles
  • Bollen, J.J. and Holledge, J. (2011). Hidden dramas: cartographic revelations in the world of theatre studies. Cartographic Journal, 48(4) pp. 226-236. [10.1179/1743277411Y.0000000026]
  • Bollen, J.J., Harvey, N., Holledge, J. and McGillivray, G. (2009). AusStage : e-research in the performing arts. Australasian Drama Studies, 54 pp. 178-194. [Link]
  • Holledge, J. (2008). Addressing the Global Phenomenon of 'A Doll's House': An Intercultural Intervention. Ibsen Studies, 8(1) pp. 13-28. [doi:10.1080/15021860802133777]
  • Holledge, J. (2006). O Gu: A Cross-cultural Case Study of Emotional Expression in Contemporary Korean and Australian Theatre. Australasian Drama Studies, 49 pp. 76-88.
Journal articles
  • Holledge, J. (2004). Australian Performing Cyborgs. Theatre Arts - Xiju Yishu (Shanghai) 2 pp. 66-70. [Link]
Other public research outputs
  • Holledge, J. (2010). Holledge - Undiscovered Country.
  • Holledge, J. (2007). Undiscovered Country. Adelaide, SA: Adelaide Festival Centre, pp. 5-11.
  • Holledge, J., Umiumare, Y., Valmanesh, H., Yang, W., Moore, M., Yen, A., et al. (2007). Undiscovered Country: National Cultural Diversity Cluster Exhibition. Adelaide

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Book chapters
  • Holledge, J. (2007). Exile and the Elusive Qualities of Time. In Elaine Aston and Sue-Ellen Case, ed. Staging International Feminisms. Hampshire and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 121-131.
  • Holledge, J. and Moore, M. (2006). The Memory Museum. A 2001 'Sacred Site' for a Secular Society. In Gay McAuley, ed. Unstable Ground: Performance and the Politics of Place. Brussels, Belgium: Peter Lang, pp. 95-110.
Refereed journal articles
  • Bollen, J.J. and Holledge, J. (2011). Hidden dramas: cartographic revelations in the world of theatre studies. Cartographic Journal, 48(4) pp. 226-236. [10.1179/1743277411Y.0000000026]
  • Bollen, J.J., Harvey, N., Holledge, J. and McGillivray, G. (2009). AusStage : e-research in the performing arts. Australasian Drama Studies, 54 pp. 178-194. [Link]
  • Holledge, J. (2008). Addressing the Global Phenomenon of 'A Doll's House': An Intercultural Intervention. Ibsen Studies, 8(1) pp. 13-28. [doi:10.1080/15021860802133777]
  • Holledge, J. (2006). O Gu: A Cross-cultural Case Study of Emotional Expression in Contemporary Korean and Australian Theatre. Australasian Drama Studies, 49 pp. 76-88.
Journal articles
  • Holledge, J. (2004). Australian Performing Cyborgs. Theatre Arts - Xiju Yishu (Shanghai) 2 pp. 66-70. [Link]
Other public research outputs
  • Holledge, J. (2010). Holledge - Undiscovered Country.
  • Holledge, J., Umiumare, Y., Valmanesh, H., Yang, W., Moore, M., Yen, A., et al. (2007). Undiscovered Country: National Cultural Diversity Cluster Exhibition. Adelaide
  • Holledge, J. (2007). Undiscovered Country. Adelaide, SA: Adelaide Festival Centre, pp. 5-11.
  • Bollen, J.J., Fewster, J., Hartog, J. and Holledge, J. (2005). AusStage: Gateway to the Australian Performing Arts. Adelaide, SA
  • Holledge, J. (2004). Exile. Adelaide

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Professional and community engagement

2007 Member of the Research Quality Framework Consultative Committee. Appointed by the Australian Government Department of Education, Employment, and Trade to Panel 13 as Performing Arts representative to assess all creative arts research undertaken in Australian universities from 2001-2006. (A newly elected Federal Government later abandoned this policy initiative.)

2006 - 2009 Chair Executive Steering Committee, Women Playwrights International (WPI) . This organisation is responsible for a tri-annual conference, it was established in 1978 and has an extensive international membership. Conferences have been held in the United States, Canada, Australia, Ireland, Greece, the Philippines, Indonesia, and India. In 2012, the conference will be hosted by the Riksteatern in Stockholm.

1998 - 2000  President of the Australasian Drama Studies Association (ADSA). This is the peak body for scholars and teachers working in the performing arts tertiary sector.

1990 - 1996  Trustee Adelaide Festival Centre. Appointed by the South Australian Government as one of the seven Trustee responsible for the management of the Adelaide Festival Centre (AFC). The AFC hosts major international festivals, and is one of Australia's major arts institutions.

1994 - 1996  Chair of the Arts Sub-Committee, Adelaide Festival Centre.

1987 - 1990  Board Member of the Red Shed Theatre, an experimental theatre company critically acclaimed for creating new Australian drama.

1989 - 1991  Member of Executive of the Australasian Drama Studies Association.

1987 - 1991  Panel Member on Theatre Board of the South Australian Department for the Arts.

1984 - 1987  Committee Member of the Adelaide Women's Theatre Network.

1980 - 1981  Member of the British Actors Equity Women Committee.

Expertise for media contact

  • Women's Theatre and Performance creation of new works or classical texts
  • Acting specialist in techniques of actor training for live and screen performance
  • Intercultural Theatre specialist background in the creation of intercultural theatre works - particularly with artists from East Asia
  • Theatre Production creation of new theatre works - director/dramaturge
  • Isben member of the international Ibsen Between Cultures research group

Subject/s

  • Theatre
  • Women

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