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Dr Glenn D'Cruz

Position: Senior Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Arts and Education
Department: SCCA Arts & Ed
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 92517269 +61 3 92517269



Glenn D’Cruz teaches drama and cultural studies at Deakin University, Australia. He is the author of Midnight’s Orphans: Anglo-Indians in Post/Colonial Literature (Peter Lang, 2006) and the editor Class Act: Melbourne Workers Theatre 1987-2007 (Vulgar Press, 2007). He has published widely in national and international journals in the areas of literary studies, performance studies and cultural studies.

He is the higher degree coordinator and a member of the Persona, Celebrity, Publics emerging research group in the School of Communication and Creative Arts at Deakin University. 


  • Graduate Diploma of Education, Murdoch University, 1987
  • Master of Arts, University of Melbourne, 1994
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Arts), University of Melbourne, 2000


Performance Studies International
ADSA (Australasian Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies association)


Teaching Interests

ACT203/303 Art and the politics of censorship
ACP177 Modern and Postmodern Drama
ACP378 Out of the Ether: Group Devised Performance


Research interests

Performance Studies
Cultural Studies

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