Performance Texts

Ajwang’, R. O., & Edmondson, L. (2003). Love in the time of dissertations: An ethnographic tale. Qualitative Inquiry, 9(3), 466-480.

Berbary, L. A. (2011). Poststructural Writerly Representation: Screenplay as Creative Analytic Practice. [Article]. Qualitative Inquiry, 17(2), 186-196. doi: 10.1177/1077800410393887

Bhattacharya, K. (2009). Negotiating Shuttling Between Transnational Experiences: A De/colonizing Approach to Performance Ethnography. [Article]. Qualitative Inquiry, 15(6), 1061-1083.

Chawla, D. (2011). Between solids/monologues in Brown: a mystory performance. Cultural Studies/Critical Methodologies, 11(1), 47-58.

Cho, J., & Trent, A. (2009). Validity Criteria for Performance-Related Qualitative Work. Qualitative Inquiry, 15(6), 1013-1041.

Dani, S.-Y. (2010). Beyond “an Aesthetic of Objectivity”: Performance Ethnography, Performance Texts, and Theatricality. Qualitative Inquiry, 16(10), 883-893.

Denzin, N. (2003). Performance ethnography: Critical pedagogy and the politics of culture. Thousand Oaks: Sage.

Fierros, E. G. (2009). Using Performance Ethnography to Confront Issues of Privilege, Race, and Institutional Racism: An Account of an Arts-Based Teacher Education Project. [Article]. Multicultural Perspectives, 11(1), 3-11. doi: 10.1080/15210960902743896

Gallagher, K. (2007). Theatre pedagogy and performed research: Respectful forgeries and faithful betrayals. Theatre Research in Canada, 28(2), 105-119.

Gannon, S. (2005). “The Tumbler”: Writing An/Other in Fiction and Performance Ethnography. [Article]. Qualitative Inquiry, 11(4), 622-627. doi: 10.1177/1077800405276811

Giardina, M. D., & Weems, M. E. (2004). Not in our name! Qualitative Inquiry, 10(4), 481-492.

Goldstein, T. (2001). Hong Kong, Canada: Playwriting as critical ethnography. Qualitative Inquiry, 7(3), 279-303.

Gouzouasis, P., Henrey, J., & Belliveau, G. (2008). Turning points: a transitional story of grade seven music students’ participation in high school band programmes. [Article]. Music Education Research, 10(1), 75-90. doi: 10.1080/14613800701871397

Hastings, R. N. (2009). Performative Decolonization: Critical Performance Ethnography, Rize, and the Battle to Articulate Race. [Article]. Radical Philosophy Review (Philosophy Documentation Center), 12(1/2), 41-60.

Jenkins, M. M. (2010a). Ethnographic Writing Is as Good as Ten Mothers. [Article]. Qualitative Inquiry, 16(2), 83-89. doi: 10.1177/1077800409350700

Jenkins, M. M. (2010b). The Fabulous Ruins of Detroit: Selected Excerpts (Vol. 16, pp. 90-103).

Jules-Rosette, B., McVey, C., & Arbitrario, M. (2002). Performance Ethnography: The Theory and Method of Dual Tracking. [Article]. Field Methods, 14(2), 123.

Kontos, P. C., & Naglie, G. (2006). Expressions of personhood in Alzheimer’s: Moving from ethnographic text to performing ethnography. Qualitative Health Research, 6(3), 301-317.

Meyer, M J (2004) Theater as representation in the teaching of teacher and administrator preparation programs. International Electronic Journal for leadership in Learning, 8 (6). Retrieved March 13, 2010, from

Mienczakowski, J. (2001). Ethnodrama: Performed research: Limitations and potential. In P. Atkinson & A. Coffey & S. Delamont & J. Lofland & L. Lofland (Eds.), Handbook of Ethnography (pp. 468-476). London: Sage.

Morton, F. (2005). Performing ethnography: Irish traditional music sessions and new methodological spaces. [Article]. Social & Cultural Geography, 6(5), 661-676. doi: 10.1080/14649360500258294

Nimmon, L. E. (2007). ESL-Speaking Immigrant Women’s Disillusions: Voices of Health Care in Canada: An Ethnodrama. [Article]. Health Care for Women International, 28(4), 381-396. doi: 10.1080/07399330601180016

Pifer, D. (1999). Small town race: A performance text. Qualitative Inquiry, 5(4), 541-562.

Randolph, A. W., & Weems, M. E. (2010). Speak Truth and Shame the Devil: An Ethnodrama in Response to Racism in the Academy. [Article]. Qualitative Inquiry, 16(5), 310-313. doi: 10.1177/1077800409358864

Rodriguez, K. L., & Lahman, M. K. E. (2011). Las Comadres : Rendering Research as Performative. Qualitative Inquiry, 17(7), 602-612. doi: 10.1177/1077800411413996

Saldaña, J. (2003). Dramatizing data: A primer. Qualitative Inquiry, 9(2), 218-236.

Saldaña, J. (2005). Ethnodrama: An Anthology of Reality Theatre (Crossroads in Qualitative Inquiry). AltaMira Press.

Schipper, K., Abma, T. A., van Zadelhoff, E., van de Griendt, J., Nierse, C., & Widdershoven, G. A. M. (2010). What Does It Mean to Be a Patient Research Partner? An Ethnodrama. [Article]. Qualitative Inquiry, 16(6), 501-510. doi: 10.1177/1077800410364351

Smith, C. A. M., & Gallo, A. M. (2007). Applications of Performance Ethnography in Nursing. [Article]. Qualitative Health Research, 17(4), 521-528.

Snyder-Young, D. (2010). Beyond “an Aesthetic of Objectivity”: Performance Ethnography, Performance Texts, and Theatricality. [Article]. Qualitative Inquiry, 16(10), 883-893. doi: 10.1177/1077800410383119

Spry, T. (2001). Performing autoethnography: An embodied methodological praxis. Qualitative Inquiry, 7(6), 706-732.

Sykes, H., & Goldstein, T. (2004). From performed to performing in ethnography: Translating life history research into anti-homophobia curriculum for a teacher education program. Teaching Education, 15(1), 41-61.

Thorp, L. (2003). Voices From the Garden: A Performance Ethnography. [Article]. Qualitative Inquiry, 9(2), 312-324. doi: 10.1177/1077800402250969

Varner, T. L. (2000). “Am I a…” Qualitative Inquiry, 6(4), 456-466.

White, V., & Belliveau, G. (2011). Multiple perspectives, loyalties and identities: exploring intrapersonal    spaces through research-based theatre. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 24(2), 227-238.




Bagley, C., & Cancienne, M. B. (2001). Educational research and intertextual forms of (re)presentation: The case of dancing the data. Qualitative Inquiry, 7(2), 221-237.

Blumenfeld-Jones, D. S. (1995). Dance as a mode of research representation. Qualitative Inquiry, 1(4), 391-401.

Cancienne, M. B., & Snowber, C. N. (2003). Writing Rhythm: Movement as Method. Qualitative Inquiry, 9(2), 237-253.