Digital Studio Director

Professor Rachel Fensham

Professor Rachel Fensham
Professor Rachel Fensham

Professor Rachel Fensham is a dance and theatre scholar with a history of research development in the digital humanities. She is Lead Chief Investigator (CI) on the ARC Linkage project, "Creative Convergence: Enhancing Impact in Regional Theatre for Young People" (2015-2018) and CI on the Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF) project for AusStage 6 which has developed an interoperable Theatre and Dance Platform at the University of Melbourne.

She established the Digital Humanities Incubator (Melbourne, 2014-15) and in the UK, she launched the Digital Dance Archives and Move Research. Recent publications include "Making and Assembling" in the Routledge Handbook of Interdisciplinary Research Methods (2018) and "Research Methods and Problems" for the The Bloomsbury Companion to Dance Studies (2019). With Professor Peter M. Boenisch, she is co-editor of the Palgrave book series, "New World Choreographies" which has just launched its seventh title.

Rachael Fensham academic profile