Emily Garside

Academic Associate

  • LocationRumney, Cardiff, United Kingdom

About me


I hold a doctorate in contemporary theatre performance and production. I am a highly skilled researcher and writer. I have excellent research and analytic skills, including archival research, textual analysis and qualitative research. I am experienced at writing to a high level to disseminate information, and have been published in academic journals and books. A highly experience public speaker I have delivered research to a wide range of audiences. My communication and interpersonal skills are excellent, and I have a variety of line management and project management experience.



  • Teaching
  • TV
  • Writing
  • Author
  • Copywriting
  • Critic
  • Screenwriting
  • Blogs
  • Performing Arts
  • Blogging
  • Creative
  • Market Research
  • Entertainment
  • Features
  • Web Content

Work history


Academic Associate

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Aug 2010 - Jul 2014
  • Delivering research in line with the various projects and interests of the academic department. This has included work on theatre, television and film.


Lecturer in English & Drama

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Aug 2010 - Jun 2013
  • Delivering teaching to undergraduate students across a variety of English and Drama courses.



PHD (english

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Aug 2010 - Aug 2014
  • Conducting multi disciplinary research into American and British theatre performance from the mid 1980s-Present. Textual analysis and reviews combined with historical and archival research.



University of Wales

Aug 2009 - Jun 2010
  • Teacher training at Secondary School level.


Text and Performance Studies

King’s College London

Aug 2006 - Jan 2008
  • Joint degree with RADA combing practical performance work with theoretical study.


American Studies and History

University of Nottingham

Aug 2002 - Jun 2006
  • Joint honours degree including study abroad programme at McGill University Montreal.