A/Pr Rebecca Scollen


A/Pr Rebecca Scollen
NameA/Pr Rebecca Scollen
Email Addressrebecca.scollen@unisq.edu.au
Job TitleAssociate Professor
QualificationsBA(Creative) USQ, BA(Hons) QUT, GCertEd QUT, PhD QUT
DepartmentSchool of Creative Arts
AffiliationsInstitute for Resilient Regions
Centre for Heritage and Culture
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0001-6205-8919
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Expertise

Animal Studies

Animals in visual and performing arts

Wildlife Tourism

Arts and Wellbeing

Audience Research, Reception and Development

Fields of Research

  • 350806. Tourist behaviour and visitor experience
  • 360499. Performing arts not elsewhere classified
  • 360602. Fine arts

Professional Membership

Professional MembershipYear
Wildlife Tourism Australia
Australasian Animal Studies Association
BA(Creative)
USQ
1995
BA(Hons)
QUT
1997
GCertEd
QUT
2006
PhD
QUT
2003

Current Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCommenced
Women in Paramedicine: Exploring the experiences of female paramedics in Australia through creative research methodsPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2022
THE LIFE, LOVES AND EXPLOITS OF ELLEN QUINN KELLY (1832 ¿ 1923)Principal SupervisorDoctoral2022

Completed Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCompleted
Clown-Based Social Work for Child Protection Practice: Transdisciplinary Correlations on FailurePrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2023
REFLEXIVELY DEVELOPED CONCEPTIONS OF CONTEMPORARY ENGLISH-SPEAKING STAGE MANAGEMENT PRACTICEPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2022
'Deed I do: Narrating expert vocal jazz improvisers' experiences of the pianoAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2021
EXPLORING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PRIVATE PIANO TEACHERS CREATIVE IDENTITIES AS MUSICIANS AND THEIR TEACHING PRACTICESAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2021
Vegan artist: Exploring the ethical use of animals in contemporary art through a reconsideration of the vegan philosophyAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2021
Performing biography: Creating, embodying and shifting historyPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2019
Investing in arts and culture positively changes communities: An impact study of RADF supported arts projects in Western Queensland.Principal SupervisorDoctoral2018

Clown-based Social Work as Dissent in Child Protection Practice

Steggall, David and Scollen, Rebecca. 2024. "Clown-based Social Work as Dissent in Child Protection Practice." The British Journal of Social Work. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcae023

Shark Dive and Hologram Zoo: Two Case Studies of Virtual Animal Encounters as Possible Models for Sustainable Wildlife Tourism

Scollen, Rebecca and Mason, Andrew. 2024. "Shark Dive and Hologram Zoo: Two Case Studies of Virtual Animal Encounters as Possible Models for Sustainable Wildlife Tourism ." Animals. 14 (926). https://doi.org/10.3390/ani14060926

Exploring the experiences of female paramedics in Australian ambulance services through arts-based research

Hobbs, Lisa, Scollen, Rebecca, Batorowicz, Beata and Devenish, Scott. 2022. "Exploring the experiences of female paramedics in Australian ambulance services through arts-based research." UniSQ 2022 School of Creative Arts Research Symposium on Arts and Wellbeing . Australia 22 2022 - 23 Oct 2023 Australia.

Artistic freedom or animal cruelty? Contemporary visual art practice that involves live and deceased animals

Coleman, Ellie, Scollen, Rebecca, Batorowicz, Beata, Akenson, David, Coleman E., Scollen R., Batorowicz B. and Akenson D.. 2021. "Artistic freedom or animal cruelty? Contemporary visual art practice that involves live and deceased animals." Animals. 11 (3), pp. 1-14. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11030812

Sea World - Gold Coast, Australia's discourse of legitimation: signage and live animal shows (2015-2018) as indicators of change in messaging

Scollen, Rebecca Jane and Mason, Andrew. 2020. "Sea World - Gold Coast, Australia's discourse of legitimation: signage and live animal shows (2015-2018) as indicators of change in messaging." Journal of Sustainable Tourism. 28 (10), pp. 1686-1701. https://doi.org/10.1080/09669582.2020.1750620

Grassroots festival keeps city alive during severe drought

Mason, Andrew and Scollen, Rebecca. 2018. "Grassroots festival keeps city alive during severe drought." Journal of Place Management and Development. 11 (3), pp. 266-276. https://doi.org/10.1108/JPMD-06-2017-0059

Animals and humans on stage: live performances at Sea World on the Gold Coast

Scollen, Rebecca. 2018. "Animals and humans on stage: live performances at Sea World on the Gold Coast." Animal Studies Journal. 7 (1), pp. 248-269.

Pedagogy, place and performance: the role of touring performing arts in regional Queensland - a review of Opera Queensland’s project Rossini

Hickey, Andrew, Johnson, Laurie, Scollen, Rebecca and Forbes, Melissa. 2016. Pedagogy, place and performance: the role of touring performing arts in regional Queensland - a review of Opera Queensland’s project Rossini. Toowoomba, Australia. University of Southern Queensland.

Introduction: resistance and resilience

Scollen, Rebecca and Smalley, Michael. 2016. "Introduction: resistance and resilience." Scollen, Rebecca and Smalley, Michael (ed.) Resilience: revive, restore, reconnect: Australasian Association for Theatre, Drama and Performance Studies (ADSA) 2016 Conference Proceedings, Volume 1. Toowoomba, Australia. University of Southern Queensland. pp. 1-4

Resilience: revive, restore, reconnect: Australasian Association for Theatre, Drama and Performance Studies (ADSA) 2016 Conference Proceedings, Volume 1

Scollen, Rebecca and Smalley, Michael (ed.) 2016. Resilience: revive, restore, reconnect: Australasian Association for Theatre, Drama and Performance Studies (ADSA) 2016 Conference Proceedings, Volume 1 . Toowoomba, Australia. University of Southern Queensland.

Same but different: growing new audiences for the performing arts in regional Australia

Scollen, Rebecca. 2015. "Same but different: growing new audiences for the performing arts in regional Australia." McDonald, Janet and Mason, Robert (ed.) Creative communities: regional inclusion & the arts. Bristol, United Kingdom. Intellect Books. pp. 219-235

Tall tales and other adventures (Exhibition Catalogue)

Batorowicz, Beata, Pedersen, Courtney, McDonald, Janet, Scollen, Rebecca, Campbell, Ashleigh and Callaghan, Catharine. 2014. Tall tales and other adventures (Exhibition Catalogue).

Olivia has lost her voice!: an audience reception study of children's response to new Australian play, Spirits in Bare Feet

Scollen, Rebecca. 2012. "Olivia has lost her voice!: an audience reception study of children's response to new Australian play, Spirits in Bare Feet." Youth Theatre Journal. 26 (2), pp. 158-172. https://doi.org/10.1080/08929092.2012.722905

Does the 'Shakespeare' in Shakespeare in the Park matter?: an investigation of attendances and attitudes of the USQ Shakespeare in the Park Festival

Scollen, Rebecca. 2011. "Does the 'Shakespeare' in Shakespeare in the Park matter?: an investigation of attendances and attitudes of the USQ Shakespeare in the Park Festival." Applied Theatre Researcher.

Spirits in Bare Feet: a story waiting to be told

Scollen, Rebecca. 2011. Spirits in Bare Feet: a story waiting to be told. Toowoomba, Australia.

Talking theatre is more than a test drive: two audience development methodologies under review

Scollen, Rebecca. 2009. "Talking theatre is more than a test drive: two audience development methodologies under review." International Journal of Arts Management. 12 (1), pp. 4-13.

Talking theatre: developing audiences for regional Australia

Scollen, Rebecca J.. 2008. "Talking theatre: developing audiences for regional Australia." The International Journal of the Arts in Society. 3 (3), pp. 103-114.

Approaches to teaching Grass's The tin drum by Monika Shafi

Scollen, Rebecca J.. 2008. "Approaches to teaching Grass's The tin drum by Monika Shafi." AUMLA: Journal of the Australasian Universities Modern Language Association. 2008 (110), pp. 136-137.

New audiences' reception of plays (before, during and after)

Scollen, Rebecca J.. 2008. "New audiences' reception of plays (before, during and after)." Maxwell, Ian (ed.) 2006 Australasian Drama Studies Association Annual Conference: Before, During and After. Sydney, Australia 04 - 07 Jul 2006 Sydney, Australia.

Regional voices talk theatre: audience development for the performing arts

Scollen, Rebecca J.. 2008. "Regional voices talk theatre: audience development for the performing arts." International Journal of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Marketing. 13 (1), pp. 45-56. https://doi.org/10.1002/nvsm.298

Bridging the divide: regional performing arts centres and non-theatregoers introduced

Scollen, Rebecca. 2008. "Bridging the divide: regional performing arts centres and non-theatregoers introduced." Applied Theatre Researcher.

On the record: an account of regional non-theatregoers' responses to a selection of plays toured to northern Australia in 2004-2005

Scollen, Rebecca. 2007. "On the record: an account of regional non-theatregoers' responses to a selection of plays toured to northern Australia in 2004-2005." Australasian Drama Studies. 50, pp. 183-201.

Theatre talks evolve into talking theatre

Scollen, Rebecca. 2007. "Theatre talks evolve into talking theatre." Feiler, Y., Hoogland, R. and Westerling, K. (ed.) Willmar in the world: young scholars exploring the theatrical event. Stockholm, Sweden. Stockholm University. pp. 46-58

Talking theatre: an audience development programme for regional Queensland and the Northern Territory 2004-2006

Scollen, Rebecca, Martin, Jacqueline, Radbourne, Jennifer and Haseman, Brad. 2006. Talking theatre: an audience development programme for regional Queensland and the Northern Territory 2004-2006. Brisbane, Australia. Queensland University of Technology.

Talking theatre: can we turn 'non-theatregoers' into paying audiences?

Scollen, Rebecca J.. 2005. "Talking theatre: can we turn 'non-theatregoers' into paying audiences?" Artreach: the Regional Arts NSW Quarterly Magazine. Autumn, pp. 12-13.

Of training, tokenism and productive misinterpretation: reflections on the After China project

Copeman, Peter and Scollen, Rebecca. 2000. "Of training, tokenism and productive misinterpretation: reflections on the After China project." Journal of Australian Studies.

Sport as theatrical event

Scollen, Rebecca. 2000. "Sport as theatrical event." Keech, Marc and McFee, Graham (ed.) Issues and values in sport and leisure cultures. Oxford, United Kingdom. Meyer & Meyer Sport. pp. 229-254

Understanding new audiences: an audience reception study of 'non-theatregoers' attending La Boite Theatre Company's 1998 season

Scollen, Rebecca. 1999. "Understanding new audiences: an audience reception study of 'non-theatregoers' attending La Boite Theatre Company's 1998 season." Australasian Drama Studies Association Annual Conference (ADSA 1999): Industrial Relations. Brisbane, Australia 05 - 09 Jul 1999 Sydney, Australia.

The valued customer: investigating Brisbane audiences

Scollen, Rebecca. 1998. "The valued customer: investigating Brisbane audiences." Ignite. 2, pp. 54-55.