Graduate Advisor


Becoming Pedagogical through A/r/tography in Teacher Education
Addressing the role of the bystander in bullying
Assessing ethnotheatre as a form of educational research
Living, learning and teaching in the Dadaab refugee camp (UBC-Moi University –Kenya initiative)
Theatre and young audiences
Exploring the translation of new knowledge through arts-based health research: theoretical, methodological and practical innovations
Shakespeare in the Elementary Classroom

Selected Publications

Books and Special Journal Issues

Carter, M., Prendergast, M. & Belliveau, G. (Eds.) (forthcoming). Drama and Theatre Education: Canadian Perspectives. Polygraph Book Series, Canadian Association of Teacher Education. (under contract)

Belliveau, G.  (forthcoming). Case studies in research-based theatre: Collaborative inquiry in educational research.  University of Toronto Press. (under contract)

Belliveau, G. & Lea, G. (Eds.) (forthcoming). Research-based theatre as methodology: An artistic approach to research. Intellect Books. (under contract)

Belliveau, G. (Ed.) (2015). Learning moments through research-based theatre (special issue). Journal of Educational Enquiry, 14(1). (94 pages)

Belliveau, G. (2014). Stepping into Drama: A Midsummer Night’s Dream in the elementary classroom. Pacific Educational Press. (224 pages)

Belliveau, G. (2014).  A Midsummer Night’s Dream (adapted) Pacific Educational Press. (48 pages)

Sinclair, C. & Belliveau, G. (Eds.) (2014). Performed Research (special issue). Journal of Artistic Creative Education, 8(1). (150 pages)

Belliveau, G. & Weltsek, G. (Eds.). (2012). Considerations in the Innovative Gathering and Dissemination of Youth Theatre Research (special issue). Youth Theatre Journal, 26(1): 162 pages.

Fels, L. & Belliveau, G. (2008). Exploring curriculum: performative inquiry, role drama and learning. Vancouver, British Columbia: Pacific Education Press. (286 pages)

Belliveau, G., & Chaine, F. (Eds.). (2008). Drama/theatre education (special issue). Theatre Research in Canada28(2): 184 pages.

Articles and Book Chapters

Belliveau, G. (forthcoming) Research-based theatre and a/r/tography: Exploring arts-based educational research methodologies. Performance 3.1.

Belliveau, G. (2015). Performing identity through research-based theatre: Brothers. Journal of Educational Enquiry, 14(1), 5-16.

 Belliveau, G. (2015). Using drama to build community in Canadian schools. In A. Sinner & D. Conrad (Eds.), Creating Together: An Interdisciplinary Workshop of Participatory, Community-based and Collaborative Arts Practices and Scholarship (pp. 131-143). Wilfred Laurier Press.

Belliveau, G. (2015). To entertain and surprise: Reflections on theatre and learning. In A. Babayants & H. Fitzsimmons (Eds.), Theatre and Learning (pp. 108-113). Cambridge Publishers, UK.

Belliveau, G. (2014). Possibilities and perspectives in performed research. Journal of Artistic Creation in Education, 7(2), 124-150.

Belliveau, G., & Prendergast, M. (2013). Drama and literature. In M. Anderson & J. Dunn (Eds.), How Drama Activates Learning: Contemporary Research and Practice (pp. 277-290). Continuum Press: London, UK.

Belliveau, G.  & Kim, W. (2013). Drama in L2 learning: Research Synthesis. International Journal for Drama and Theatre in Foreign and Second Language Education, 7(2), 6-26.

Lafreniere, D., Cox, S., Belliveau, G. & Lea, G. W. (2013). Performing the human subject: Arts-based knowledge dissemination in health research. Journal of Applied Arts and Health, 3(3), 243-257.

Boydell, K.M., Volpe, T., Cox, S., Katz, A., Dow, R., Brunger, F., Parsons, J., Belliveau, G., Gladstone, B., Zlotnik-Shaul, R., Kamensek, O., Lafrenière D., & Wong, L. (2012). Ethical challenges in arts-based health research. International Journal for the Creative Arts in Interdisciplinary Practice, 11, 1-17.

Carter, M., Beare, D., Belliveau, G. & R. Irwin. (2012). A/r/tography as pedagogy: A promise without guarantee. The Canadian Review of Art Education 38, 1-15.

Shira, A & Belliveau, G. (2012). Discovering the role(s) of a drama researcher: Outsider, bystander, mysterious observer. Youth Theatre Journal 26(1), 73-87.

Belliveau, G. (2012). Shakespeare and Literacy: A Case Study in a Primary Classroom. Journal of Social Sciences, 8(2), 170-177.

Belliveau, G. (2012). Engaging secondary students through drama. In C. Leggo, K. James, T. Dobson (Eds.), English in Middle and Secondary Classrooms: Creative and Critical Advice from Canada’s Teacher Educators (pp. 164-167). Pearson Educational Press.

Belliveau, G. & Weltsek, G. (Eds.). (2012). Critical and innovative research in youth theatre. Youth Theatre Journal, 26(1): 162 pages.

Prendergast, M. & Belliveau, G. (2012) Poetics and Performance. In A. Trainor & E. Graue (Eds.), Publishing qualitative research in the social science (pp. 197-210). Routledge Publishing.

Beck, J., Belliveau, G., Wager, A., Lea, G. (2011). Delineating a spectrum of research-based theatre. Qualitative Inquiry, 17(8), 687-700.

Lea, G. W., Belliveau, B.,  Beck, J., Wager, A. (2011). A loud silence:weaving research-based theatre and a/r/tography. International Journal of Education and the Arts, 12(16).

MacKenzie, D. & Belliveau, G. (2011). The playwright in research-bases theatre. Canadian Journal of Practice-based Research, 3(1)

MacKenzie, D., Belliveau, G., Beck, J., Lea, G., Wager, A. (2011). Naming the Shadows: Theatre as Research. Canadian Journal of Practice-based Research, 3(1)

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.

Belliveau, G., & Lea, G. (2011) Research-based theatre in education. In S. Schonmann (Ed.), Key concepts in theatre drama education (pp. 332-38). Sense Publishers. 

Webber, T., Belliveau, G., Lea, G. (2010). Hope and identity in the high school musical: Insights into the life of a hard of hearing student. In C. McLean & R. Kelly (Eds.), Creative arts in interdisciplinary practice, inquiries for hope and change (pp. 267-284). Temeron Books.

Belliveau, G., & Lea, G. (2010). TheaterPEI: The emergence and development of a local theatre. In L. Burnett (Ed.), Theatre in Atlantic Canada: Critical perspectives on Canadian theatre in English (pp.146-159). Toronto: Playwrights Canada Press.

White, V., & Belliveau, G. (2010). Whose story is it anyway? Exploring ethical dilemmas in performed research. Performing Ethos International Research Journal, 1(1), 85-95.

Belliveau, G. & White, V. (2010). Performer and audience responses to ethnotheatre: Exploring conflict and social justice.ArtsPraxis Research Journal, 2, 22-36.

Wager, A., Belliveau,G., Lea, G., Beck, J. (2009). Exploring Drama as an Additional Language through research-based theatre. International Journal for Drama and Theatre in Foreign and Second Language Education, 3(2).

Winters, K. & Belliveau, G. (2009). Shifting identities and literacy: An a/rt/ographic examination of an educational theatre company.Language & Literacy, 11(1).

Belliveau, G. (2009). Elementary students and Shakespeare: Inspiring community and learning. International Journal of the Arts in Society, 4(2), 1-8.

Belliveau, G. (2008). You didn’t do anything: A research play on bullying. Educational Insights 12.2.

Belliveau, G. (2008). Theatre and bullying: Increasing awareness about bullying and victimization. In S.Hymel, S. Swearer & P. Gillette (Eds.), Bullying at School and Online.

Medina, C., Belliveau, G., Weltsek, G. (2008). Reflective practices in drama teacher preparation. Theatre Research in Canada, 28(2), 130-143.

Gouzouasis, P., Henry, J., Belliveau, G. (2008). Turning points: A transitional story of grade seven music students’ participation in high school band programmes. Music Education Research, 10(1), 75-89.

Belliveau, G., & Beare, D. (2008). Dialoguing scripted data. Being with A/r/tography. Ed. Stepanie Springgay, Rita Irwin, Carl Leggo and Peter Gouzouasis. Sense Publishers: 141-152.Belliveau, G. (2007). An alternative model for teaching and learning. Canadian Journal of Education, 30(1), 47-67.

Belliveau, G. & White, V. (2008). It’s elementary! Learning and building community through Shakespeare. Proceedings Hawaii International Conference on Education. (2008): 806-817.

Belliveau, G. & Beare, D. (2007). Theatre for Positive Youth Development: A Model for Collaborative Play-Creating.Applied Theatre Researcher Vol. 7.

Belliveau, G., Weale, J., Lea, G. (2007). TheaterPEI: The emergence and development of a local theatre. Theatre Research in Canada, 26(1), 64-81.

Bournot-Trites, M., Belliveau, G., Séror, J. , Spiliotopoulos, V.. (2007). The role of drama on cultural sensitivity, motivation and literacy in a second language context, Learning through the Arts Research Journal, 3.1.

Belliveau, G. (2007). Ça bouge: Le théâtre de Moncton Sable. Theatre Research in Canada, 26(2), 114-129.

Belliveau, G. (2007). Dramatizing the data: An ethnodramatic exploration of a playbuilding process. Arts & Learning Research Journal, 23(1), 31-51.

Ryan, D., Giles, J., Belliveau, G., de Freitas, E. (2006). The effect of teaching style on learning and retention in a quantitative course. Active Learning in Higher Education, 7(3), 213 – 225.

Belliveau, G. (2006). Using drama to achieve social justice: Anti-bullying project in elementary schools. Universal Mosaic of Drama and Theatre – IDEA Publications, 5, 325 – 336.

Belliveau, G. (2006). Collective playbuilding: Using arts-based research to understand a social justice drama process in teacher education. International Journal of Education & the Arts, 7(5).

Belliveau, G. (2006). Performed research: Exploring an anti-bullying drama project in teacher education. Creative Arts in Health, Training and Education Research Journal, June 2, 9-11.

Belliveau, G. &  Lea, G. (2006). PEI’s Victoria Playhouse: Looking back, looking forward. Canadian Theatre Review, 128, 26 – 31.

Belliveau, G. (2006). Liveness in the Okanagan: Caravan Farm Theatre. Canadian Theatre Review, 127, 85 – 86.

Belliveau, G. (2005). Drama in the Maritimes: Tides (plays) are strong. Canadian Theatre Review, 122, 90 – 94.

Belliveau, G. (2005). An arts-based approach to teach social justice: Drama as a way to address bullying in schools. International Journal of Arts Education, 3, 136 – 165.

Belliveau, G. (2005). An arts-based approach to teach social justice: Drama as a way to address bullying in schools (Mandarin Translation). International Journal of Arts Education, 3, 166 – 189.

Belliveau, G. (2005). Mining and community: Using the arts as a way of knowing. English Quarterly, 37(1), 1 – 7.

Belliveau, G. (2004). Managing to keep going … Drama Education on Prince Edward Island. Canadian Drama Mosaic, 26 – 29.

Belliveau, G. (2004). Exploring Acadian History using arts-based teaching. Port Acadie, 5, 25 – 38.

Belliveau, G. (2004). Pre-service teachers engage in Collective Drama. English Quarterly, 35(3), 1 – 6.

Belliveau, G. (2004). Struggle to success: Collective drama on Anti-Bullying. Canadian Theatre Review, 117, 42 – 44.

Belliveau, G. (2003). Daddy on trial: Sharon Pollock’s New Brunswick plays. Theatre Research in Canada, 22(2), 161 – 172.

Belliveau, G. (2003). Remembering our past: Investigating British Columbia’s history in The Komagata Maru Incident and The Hope Slide. B.C. Studies, 137, 93 – 106.

Belliveau, G. (2003). Les Arts Dramatiques pour étudier la Déportation Acadienne en Immersion Française. Canadian Modern Language Review, 59(3), 441 – 453.

Belliveau, G. (2002). Glace Bay to Hollywood: A political journey. Theatre Research in Canada, 22(1), 46 – 57.

Belliveau, G. (2002). Paul Ledoux’ Anne: A journey from page to stage. Making Avonlea: L.M. Montgomery and Popular Culture. Ed. Irene Gammel. U Toronto Press: 201 – 215.