Robert Motum

PhD Candidate


Robert Motum is an emerging theatre artist and scholar. With a background in site-specific performance, Robert has staged work on active city bus, in a castle, over Snapchat, in a dorm room, in a gallery, in a vacant Target store, and occasionally even in a theatre space. He is the playwright of 'A Community Target'; currently in development with Outside the March and Why Not Theatre. In 2017 he was a member of the Stratford Festival Playwright's Retreat. He holds an MA in Practising Performance from Aberystwyth University, a BA in Honours Drama from the University of Waterloo, and is a current PhD candidate at CDTPS.  

Selected work

Motum, Robert. “A Community Target: Practicing a Community-Specific, Site-Specific Art.” Comparative Media Arts Journal, vol. 7, Feb. 2020. 



MA, Practising Performance, Aberystwyth University
BA, Honours Drama, University of Waterloo