Kate Holmes

10th October 2016 to 17th October 2016

Acting and Not-Acting (DRA1004)

Covered staff absence at short notice on 3 workshops delivered as part of this core first year undergraduate practice module. The unit focused on using play to provide students with the skills to create devised performances. Activities included devising and delivering the 3 workshops and setting exercises for 2 self-directed sessions


19th September 2016 to 9th December 2016

Cultural Adaptation (DRAM103)

Assisted senior members of staff with one other PTA to deliver lecture-seminars to MA students as part of core unit considering theatre and performance as adaptation. Activities included chairing small group discussions, marking formative assessments, running tutorials related to the formative assessment and presenting on own research within the context of the unit.


19th September 2016 to 9th December 2016

Interpretive Directing (DRA3009)

Assisted a permanent staff member on Interpretative Directing third year undergraduate unit. Supervised Directing students by providing feedback and exercises that assisted them in developing: first duologues and later ensemble work further.

4th January 2016 to 25th March 2016

Theatrical Interpretation - Practitioners (DRA1007)

First year undergraduate unit introducing students to theatre history through twentieth-century practitioners such Antoine, Appia, Craig, Stanislavski and Littlewood.

Teaching activities include running seminars, marking essays and presentations, delivering feedback, and tutorials.

22nd September 2015 to 13th October 2015

Staging the Text (DRA2067)

Facilitation of one hour seminars and a two hour workshop. The workshop aims at getting participants to approach a text critically using Brechtian techniques before using insights gained regarding power relationships to think about using the entire stage space.

21st April 2015

Widening Participation Discovery Day: Tricks & Transitions

A day of activities for Year 10 students to give them an idea of what learning Drama at University might be like. My taster session aimed to engage students in thinking about risk in performance through some basic counter-balance tricks. I also acted as a facilitator, assisting one group to create a short devised piece, tableau & tagline for their piece.

22nd September 2014 to 12th December 2014

Pretexts & Contexts of Drama (DRA1010)

First year undergraduate unit introducing new students to theories such as semiotics, phenomenology, reader-response theory, feminism, post-colonialism and cultural materialism.

Teaching activities included running seminars, marking essays and presentations, delivering feedback and essay planning tutorials.

20th January 2014

Research Project Development (DRAM039)

Invited to speak to first year MPhil/PhD and research MA students about my experience of discovering and identifying my research field and how this is reflected in a draft thesis plan.

1st January 2014 to 31st May 2014

Writing Mentorship for MA student

Provided writing advice to an MA student from another institution.