Innovation in the performing and digital arts

World-leading research

Our research in innovation in the performing and digital arts is ranked 41st in the world for art and design (QS World Rankings). Our achievements and success are thanks to our investment into world-class performing arts research infrastructure and its integration with industry.

This research area addresses the impacts of new technologies and new creative strategies across the fields of music, media arts, exhibited works, entertainment and applied performance, while also investigating new forms, new approaches to performance and production, and new modes of audience engagement.

Creative Industries Precinct

Our Creative Industries Precinct positions us at the forefront of creative practice in the performing and visual arts. We've received over $140 million in public investment from QUT, the Queensland State Government and other sources to provide this cutting edge infrastructure, including the recently opened Creative Industries Stage 2, an $85 million capital works project that was completed in early 2016.

This project has created new world-class dance, drama, music, animation and visual arts studios and workshops for the faculty and provides unprecedented capacity to increase links and engagement with industry and the community.

QUT Creative Lab

The Creative Industries Precint houses the QUT Creative Lab (part of the School of Creative Practice) - a hub for innovative, diverse and transdisciplinary research and creative practice.

Research enquiries

Creative Industries Research

Research degree enquiries

Creative Industries - postgraduate research enquiries