Mike Pacey

Senior Lecturer in Interdisciplinary Study and Performance

School of Journalism, Media and Performance

Media Factory, ME108

+44 (0) 1772 89 5344

Subject Areas: Performing Arts

Mike Pacey is a writer, director and artist and has created theatre, film and video installation pieces for a range of venues, both nationally and internationally.


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Research interests include; contemporary theatre and performance, live art, digital media and performance, performative installation, site-specific practices; participatory art and interactive performance, interactive and participatory performance. Mike’s broad cross-disciplinary art practice has been shown at a range of theatres, galleries and festivals. He has also participated in many conferences, workshops and symposia and exhibited video installation work nationally and internationally, most recently at the Art Concept Festival in St. Petersburg, Russia. He has also written, directed and produced a number of short films including Madeleine (2008) which was first premiered at the International Festival of Film and Technology in Seattle, USA.

He is currently developing a practice-as-research project which explores the themes of memory, nostalgia and the Uncanny in contemporary performance.


Mike is Course Leader for the MA Performance and a director of studies on the MA Research. He is also module leader for practice-as-research/dissertation, visual performance, performance research and professional practice on the BA (Hons) Contemporary Theatre & Performance course.


Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
SEDA member