Department of Theatre and Performance Studies, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Michael Eigtved is Associate Professor at Theatre and Performance Studies, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. He has written books and articles on mainly popular theatre (musicals, comedy, standup, variety etc), performance analysis and circus. His most recent research project is a collaboration with the Academy of Modern Circus in Copenhagen on and investigation of the potential for theatrical innovation in circus training. He is a former CEO of the Frederiksberg Museum and Head of Department for Arts and Cultural Studies, University of Copenhagen.