Nigel Stewart

Senior Lecturer

Profile

Nigel Stewart is a dance artist and scholar. He is Senior Lecturer in the Institute for Contemporary Arts at Lancaster University; the Artistic Director of Sap Dance (www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/projects/jackscout); author of many articles and chapters on contemporary dance, dance phenomenology and environmental dance; and co-editor of Performing Nature: Explorations in Ecology and the Arts (Peter Lang 2005). He was the Principal Investigator of the AHRC funded project Re-enchantment and Reclamation: New Perceptions of Morecambe Bay Through Dance, Film and Sound (2006-08). He has danced for various UK and European choreographers, including Thomas Lehmen, and as a solo artist. Apart from Sap Dance, he has worked as a choreographer and director for Artevents, Louise Ann Wilson Company, National Theatre Wales, Theatre Nova, Theatreworks and many other UK companies, and worked for Odin Teatret in Denmark.

Flickering photology: turning bodies and textures of light
Stewart, N.H. 14/09/2016 In: Choreography and corporeality. London : Palgrave p. 51-66. 16 p. ISBN: 9781137546524 . Electronic ISBN: 9781137546531 .
Chapter

The Dusk Wood
Stewart, N.H., Jeffrey, E., Whistlecroft, L.J., Wilson, L.A., Whitwood, C., Duxbury, K. 23/04/2016
Performance

Spectacle, world, environment, void: understanding nature through rural site-specific dance
Stewart, N. 30/03/2015 In: Moving sites. Abingdon : Routledge p. 364-384. 21 p. ISBN: 9780415710176, 9780415713252.
Chapter

The Gathering/Yr Helfa
National Theatre Wales 12/09/2014
Performance

Still Life Redux
Stewart, N., Wilson, L.A. 23/08/2014
Digital or Visual Products

Dance and the event: John Jasperse’s Giant empty and The disclosure of being
Stewart, N. 2013 In: Performance, identity and the neo-political subject. London : Routledge p. 166-181. 16 p. ISBN: 9780415509657. Electronic ISBN: 9780203078457.
Chapter

Jack Scout Redux
Stewart, N., Wilson, L.A. 2013
Digital or Visual Products

Ghost Bird
Stewart, N., Wilson, L.A., Griffin, J. 15/09/2012
Performance

Fissure
Stewart, N., Wilson, L.A. 20/05/2011
Performance

A Theological Turn? French Postmodern Dance and Herman Diephuis’ D’après J C
Stewart, N. 17/05/2011 In: Contemporary French Theatre and Performance. Basingstoke : Palgrave p. 200-212. 13 p. ISBN: 978 0 230 58051 0 .
Chapter

Dancing the Face Of Place: Environmental Dance and Eco-Phenomenology
Stewart, N. 12/2010 In: Performance Research. 15, 4, p. 32-39. 8 p.
Journal article

Jack Scout
Stewart, N., Wilson, L.A. 17/09/2010
Performance

The weathering body: composition and decomposition in environmental dance and site-specific live art
Stewart, N. 2010 In: The dynamic body in space. Alton : Dance Books p. 217-228. 12 p. ISBN: 9781852731380.
Chapter

Lune: dancing as land surveying
Stewart, N. 2009 In: Practice-as-research in performance and screen. Basingstoke : Palgrave ISBN: 9780230220010.
Chapter

Still Life
Stewart, N., Wilson, L.A. 25/09/2008
Performance

The Saturated Moment
Stewart, N., Bulgin, D., Whistlecroft, L. 30/08/2006
Other contribution

Lune
Stewart, N., Mercer, K., Woolford, K. 5/11/2005
Performance

Dancing the time of space: fieldwork, phenomenology and nature's choreography.
Stewart, N. 2005 In: Performing nature : explorations in ecology and the arts. Oxford : Peter Lang p. 363-376. 14 p. ISBN: 9783039105571.
Chapter

Introduction: spectacle, world, environment, void.
Stewart, N. 2005 In: Performing nature : explorations in ecology and the arts. Oxford : Peter Lang p. 19-62. 44 p. ISBN: 9783039105571.
Chapter

Performing Nature: Explorations in Ecology and the Arts.
Stewart, N., Giannachi, G. 2005 Berne: Peter Lang. 437 p. ISBN: 3039105574.
Book

Understanding understanding: phenomenological hermeneutics in Thomas Lehmen's clever.
Stewart, N. 2005 In: Ethnicity and Identity : Global Performance. New Delhi : Rawat p. 65-77. 13 p. ISBN: 81-7033-916-2.
Chapter

Round the table discussion.
Cramer, F.A., Lehmen, T., Stamer, P., Stewart, N. 2003 In: Stationen. Berlin : Podewil/Thomas Lehmen p. 3-39. 37 p.
Chapter

To and fro and in-between: the ontology of the image in Thomas Lehman's Stations.
Stewart, N. 2003 In: Stationen. Berlin : Podewil/Thomas Lehmen p. 19-28. 10 p.
Chapter

The Actor as Refusenik: Theatre Anthropology, Semiotics, and the Paradoxical Work of the Body.
Stewart, N. 2002 In: Negotiating Cultures: Eugenio Barba and the Intercultural Debate. Manchester: Manchester University Press p. 46-58. 13 p. ISBN: 0719061709.
Chapter

Understanding understanding: Phenomenological Hermeneutics in Thomas Lehmen's Clever.
Stewart, N.H. 2002 In: Ethnicity and Identity: Global Performance. Rawat Publishers, New Delhi: 65 p. ISBN: 81-7033-916-2.
Chapter

Night Side
Stewart, N., Collinson, P., Sims, C. 4/08/2001
Performance

Belongings : the art of us and them
Stewart, N.S. 2001
Other contribution

Clever
Stewart, N. 2001
Other contribution

Re-languaging the body: phenomenological description and the dance image
Stewart, N. 1998 In: Performance Research. 3, 2, p. 42–53. 12 p.
Journal article