Dr. David Fancy

Department of Dramatic Arts




Dr. David Fancy

Associate Professor,
Theatre Praxis

BA Mount Allison,
PhD Trinity College, Dublin

Office: ST 104B
Telephone: 905-688-5550 ext. 3584
email: dfancy

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Dr. Fancy received his doctoral training at the Samuel Beckett Centre, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland working on questions around the ontology of stage presence and their intersection with postcoloniality in the work of playwright Bernard-Marie Koltès and director Patrice Chéreau. His research interests and current publishing deals with questions of ontology, immanence and performance, with a specific interest in immanence and performativity, immanence and performance training, and immanence and technology. Fancy has an extensive creative practice as a playwright and director. He has been awarded a Brock Chancellor's Chair for Excellence in Teaching, (2005-08, with Sue Spearey), as well as disABILITIES and Best Practices teaching awards. David served as Chair of Department from 2009-2012.

updated profile: downloadable pdf

Dr. David Fancy, Associate Professor (Theatre Praxis)

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April 23, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:15pm