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David Coates

Visiting Lecturer

Email: D dot J dot Coates at warwick dot ac dot uk

Milburn House
University of Warwick
Coventry CV4 7HS


David Coates completed his undergraduate degree in Theatre and Performance Studies here at the University of Warwick in 2009. He then went on to do a Masters by Research which he completed in 2010. David is now a third year part-time doctoral student at the University of Warwick researching aristocratic private and amateur theatricals in the nineteenth century.

Research interests

David’s other research interests include: Elizabethan and Jacobean travelling players, theatres and court masques; the actress in high society; theatre historiography; and the rise and fall of the aristocracy.

David has also been investigating theatre sustainability in the twenty-first century alongside Dr Margaret Shewring.


Undergraduate modules

TH116 Performance Analysis