Elizabeth de Roza



Institution (if affiliated)

LASALLE College of the Arts


Elizabeth de Roza is an artist-researcher/educator, performance maker, theatre director, a multi-disciplinary performance artist, collaborator and theatre academic based in Singapore. Her work draws from contemporary performance practices on notions of hybridity, interactivity, cross-disciplinary+cultural art and collaboration. Her training in performance-making, draws from traditional Asian theatrical training/performing methods, martial arts (kalaripayattu) and contemporary art practices. Her curiosity in cross-disciplinary works led her to pursue a MA (Fine Arts) at Lasalle College of the Arts (Singapore). Her research focused on issues of the body in space and cross-overs between performance and performance arts whilst redefining performance installations. She has presented her research on developing cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary performances and performance methodologies at international conferences and workshops. Over the years she has also collaborated with various international performance groups creating works that are cross-disciplinary, inter-cross cultural and ‘beyond borders’. She is currently pursuing her Phd at Goldsmiths University on the embodied cultural memory and the contemporary body in cross-cultural performance practices. A full-time lecturer at Lasalle College of the Arts, School of Dance and Theatre in the Faculty of Performing Arts and co-convenor of the Embodied Research Working Group (IFTR). For more information, please do visit

Practice/ Interests

Emboided Research/movement for actors/embodied memory and kalaripayattu

Years Active in the field


Membership of other organisations

Co-convener of Embodied Research Working Group (IFTR)

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