Brief Introduction

 

Bryan Levina Viray is assistant professor of theatre and dance studies at the Department of Speech Communication and Theatre Arts (DSCTA), College of Arts and Letters, University of the Philippines Diliman.

 

A recipient of the 2019-2021 One UP Faculty Grant Award in Theatre (Performance Studies) for Outstanding Teaching and Creative Work, his essays on ritual, dance and performance appeared in and published by Routledge, Springer, 2018 CCP Encyclopedia of Philippine Art, Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, Journal of English Studies and Comparative Literature, Philippine Humanities Review, and Journal of Ugnayang Pang-Agham Tao.

 

He received research dissemination grants, travel grants, and scholarships from various institutions like the UP System, UP Diliman, National Commission for Culture and the Arts, IFTR-Asian Theatre Working Group, Commission on Higher Education, Nusantara Performing Arts Research Center in Malaysia, The Japan Foundation Manila, Japan Student Services Organization, and the European Union to present papers at the local and international conferences, pursue short study programs, and finish an Erasmus Mundus graduate program.

 

Currently, Bryan coordinates the MA (Theatre Arts) program of the DSCTA (2018 - present). He also serves as Project Development Associate (July 2018 - present) of the UP Diliman Office for Initiatives in Culture and the Arts. He was the Managing Director of Dulaang Unibersidad ng Pilipinas (DUP) from 2015 to 2018.

 

In 2021, he will start his PhD studies with the Research School of Humanities and the Arts program under the Center for Heritage and Museum Studies and Interdisciplinary and Cross-Cultural Research (ICCR) at The Australian National University.

 

Contact Details:

 

Post: Room 1109, Department of Speech Communication and Theatre Arts,

Pavilion 1 Palma Hall, Quirino Street, College of Arts and Letters, University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines 1101

Office No.: 924-3224, 981-8500 local 2133

Email: blviray@up.edu.ph