Clara Nizard

Cohort Year: 2019
Research Interests: critical dance studies; performance studies; queer and feminist theories; history of emotions; practice-research methodologies


Clara Nizard is a joint-PhD student in English and Theatre and Performance Studies. Her research considers critical and historical approaches to dance studies; experimental movement and poetics; queer temporalities; critical race feminisms and aesthetics; practice-research methodologies. She is a poet and performer, and received her BA Honors (2016) from McGill University and MFA (2018) from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.