Clara Nizard

Cohort Year: 2019
Research Interests: critical theory | performance historiography | gender | race | queer theory | psychoanalysis | colonial/decolonial studies | visual culture | practice-research methodologies
Education: MFA Performance Practice as Research, The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, 2018; BA (Hons) English and Anthropology, McGill University, 2016


Clara Nizard (she/they) is a joint-PhD student in English and Theatre and Performance Studies. Her research considers motion, movement, and mobility, particularly the ways in which these terms intersect and bind Anglophone and Francophone histories of the Americas together. Clara has also shown multi-media performance work focused on queer epistemologies in France, the UK, and Canada.