Dr Luis Campos is an artist, lecturer and researcher. He lectures in European Theatre Arts at Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance. His research interests focus on the intersections between performance and philosophy, installation art and photography.
He also researches contemporary modes of staging in European theatre practices, particularly the use of intermedial and interdisciplinary dramaturgies and the cross-pollinations between dance and theatre. Luis is very much interested in the works of Heiner Muller, Jan Fabre and Dimitris Papaioannou.
Contemporary and interdisciplinary performance making, performer training, critical and contextual methodologies, contemporary European dramaturgies, performance and practice research.
BA, MA, PGCE, PhD, PGCLTHE
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Luis’ most recent practice has enquired about areas of interdisciplinary approaches to performance making in areas such as performance and installation art and performance and photography.
External Examiner: University of Norwich (2021–2024)
Campos, L. (2018). Performance and Installation Art. In E. Bryon, ed., Performing Interdisciplinary: Working across Disciplinary Boundaries through an Active Aesthetic. London: Routledge.
Campos, L. (2017). Musicality as a Mode of Intermedial Staging in the Work of the Irrepressibles. In F. J. Schopf and L. Campos, eds., Music on Stage Volume 2, 1st ed. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Campos, L. and Schopf, F. J. Eds. (2017). Music on Stage Volume 2, 1st ed. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Academic Conference Presentations and Symposia
Campos, L (2021). Scenographic Activations as Immediation in the Catholic procession of the Divine Shepherdess in Jerica (Spain). In: TaPRA at Liverpool Hope University.
Campos, L. (2019). The Cracks through the Gaultier Corset: Striking a Pose One Self-centred Act at a Time? In: Extra Virgin: The Madonna Symposium. Fringe! Queer Film and Arts Festival. London.
Campos, L. (2017). Luis Campos in Conversation with British Intervention: A Performance, an Academic Paper and a Conversation. In: Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance Symposium.
Campos, L. (2015). Affect and Scenography. In: TaPRA. University of Worcester.
Campos, L., Pollock, R. and Nicholson, R. (2015). Cross-pollinations of/from Theatrical Performance: New Territories of the Live Event. Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance Symposium.
Campos, L. (2014). Musicality as a Mode of Intermedial Staging in the Work of The Irrepressibles. In: Music on Stage Conference. Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance.
Campos, L. (2014). Intermedial Performance and the Generation of Differential Narrative Environments. In: IFTR. University of Warwick.
Campos, L. (2013). Intermedial Performance and the Generative Conditions for an Epistemic Performance Encounter. In: IFTR. Barcelona.
Campos, L. (2013). Blast Theory and the Execution of Unfolding Scenographic Environments. In: TaPRA. University of Glasgow and the Royal Scottish Conservatoire.
Campos, L. (2014). Methodologies in Practice as Research: Case Studies in Critical Writing. In: Practice as Research Symposium. Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. London.
Contemporary dramaturgies in European theatre arts; critical understandings of performance, performance and philosophy; performer training; interdisciplinary approaches to performance making; practice as research.
Journal editorial team
Member of the editorial team for the Stanislavski Studies Journal (2018–present)
TaPRA Working Group Convenor
Working Group Convenor for the Scenography Working Group (2013–2016)