Theatre for Young Audiences, including cultural messages and international approaches;
Contemporary Polish Drama, including dramatic techniques, cultural memory, and playwriting as a social intervention;
Socially engaged drama;
Actor training, including psychophysical techniques such as Laban;
Directing for theatre.
welcoming PhD students in the fields of Polish theatre, socially engaged theatre, reminiscence theatre, theatre for young audiences, approaches to acting, and actor training.
May 2019 (forthcoming): co-presentation on intergenerational reminiscence projects based on memory boxes with second year students, The Theatre of Memory conference, Dublin
January 2019: SHIFT conference co-presentation on presenting effective feedback.
January 2019: ‘The absence of Contemporary Polish playwriting on the British stage’, conference presentation at Brexit Stage Left conference, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.
January 2019: post show talk on the role of the translator in drama, as translator, The Yard Theatre, as part of the Brexit Stage Left conference and festival.
November 2017: An introduction to the Processes and Outcomes of the Memory Box Project: An International, Intergenerational Experience.In: Remembering Yesterday, Caring Today, 17th November 2017, Bathway Theatre, University of Greenwich. (Unpublished) (conference presentation)
November 2017: research presentation on Contemporary Polish Drama for the Literature and Drama research group, University of Greenwich.
June 2015: Conference presentation at POMP conference on contemporary Polish drama.In: Post-1945 Poland: Modernities, Transformations and Evolving Identities, 11-12 June 2015, St Antony's College, University of Oxford.
Oxley, Natasha (2016)Modernisations of Polish identities in contemporary Polish plays: The right to individuality.In: WORKING PAPERS: Post-1945 Poland: Modernities, Transformations and Evolving Identities. POMP, London, pp. 147-159. (Publication)
2016: co-translation ofWojtek the Bearby Tadeusz Slobodzianek for surtitles at the Teatr Dramatyczny, Warsaw
2013: co-translation of Young Stalin by Tadeusz Slobodzianek for surtitles at the Teatr Dramatyczny, Warsaw
Oxley, Natasha (2006) Getting to Grips with Grotowski, MA Thesis submitted to the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, published online by The British Grotowski Project: https://www.kent.ac.uk/arts/research/grotowski/GROTOWSKIESSAY.pdf
June 2019 (forthcoming): performance with Chiffchaff Children’s Theatre of Peace at LastandWhatever Nextfor young children, adapted (by N. Oxley) from the books by Jill Murphy, at the Greenwich Book Festival (dir. Natasha Oxley).
August 2018: creation and performance ofOn the Way Home, adapted (by N. Oxley) from the book by Jill Murphy, for young children at all ten libraries in Newham (dir. N. Oxley).
April 2016: creation and performance of Banana! based on the book by Ed Vere andWhatever Next!based on the book by Jill Murphy, first performed at Leytonstone Library (adaptation and direction N.Oxley).
September 2015: creation and performance ofPeace at Last, based on the book by Jill Murphy, for young audiences, performed at Leytonstone Library (adaptation and direction N.Oxley). Also performed in December 2015.
Various others as performer and/or director.
Full Member of Equity
Member of TaPRA
Member of The Actors Centre