Theatre in Music

Pure Research number six was led by Nick Fraser and Justin Haynes at Glen Morris Studio at the University of Toronto in Toronto, on October 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 19th, 20th, 21st, and 22nd, 2005.

Topic of research and goals: Exploration of the theatrical elements of musical performance, and the effects the integration of musical and theatrical improvisation has on an audience.

General inquiries: What is the theatre of a musical performance when one is not playing an instrument? ; In what ways can this theatre be exploited by a musical group?


Lead researcher: Nick Fraser and Justin Haynes.

Participating artists: Bruce Hunter

Nightswimming: Brian Quirt, Naomi Campbell, Megan Hamilton, and intern Andrea Romaldi.


Nick Fraser´s bio and press.

  Application Letter and Project Description

Nick Fraser´s application letter and project description.


Final report on the research project.