Monograph (forthcoming)

Broderick D.V. Chow, Dynamic Tensions: Performing Fitness and Masculinities, University of Texas Press (completed, under review).

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Broderick D.V. Chow and Eero Laine, ‘Between Antagonism and Eros: The Feud as Couple-Form in Netflix’s GLOW’, Women and Performance, accepted with minor revisions.

Broderick D.V. Chow, ‘Sculpting Masculinities in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Physical Culture: The Practiced Life of Stanley Rothwell’, TDR: The Drama Review, 63: 2 (2019), pp. 34-56,

Broderick D.V. Chow, ‘Feeling in Counterpoint: Complicit Spectatorship and the Filipino Performing Body’, Theatre Journal, 70: 3 (2018), pp. 327-347,

Broderick D.V. Chow, ‘Every Little Thing He Does: Entrepreneurship and Appropriation in the Magic Mike Series’. Lateral: Journal of the Cultural Studies Association, 6 (1) (2017).

Peterson, G. T., & Chow. (2016). ‘Essai (French: ‘test’, ‘attempt’, ‘trial’, ‘tryout’): Democratising Singing: Teaching Musical Theatre to a Mixed-Ability Higher Education Student Cohort.’ Theatre, Dance and Performance Training, 7(1). doi:10.1080/19443927.2016.1148908.

Broderick D.V. Chow, ‘A Professional Body: Remembering, Repeating and Working Out Masculinities in fin-de-siècle physical culture’, Performance Research 20:5 (2015), pp. 30-41, doi: 10.1080/13528165.2015.1095910

Broderick D.V. Chow, ‘Here is a story for me: representation and visibility in Miss Saigon and The Orphan of Zhao’, Contemporary Theatre Review 24: 4 (2014), pp. 507-516, doi: 10.1080/10486801.2014.946919.

Broderick D.V. Chow, ‘An Actor Manages: Actor Training and Managerial Ideology’, Theatre, Dance and Performance Training 5: 2 (2014), pp. 131-143, doi: 10.1080/19443927.2014.908141.

Broderick D.V. Chow and Eero Laine, ‘Audience Affirmation and the Labour of Professional Wrestling’, Performance Research 19: 2 (2014), pp. 44-53, doi: 10.1080/13528165.2014.928516.

Broderick D.V. Chow, ‘Work and Shoot: Professional Wrestling and Embodied Politics’, TDR: The Drama Review 58: 2 (2014), pp. 72-86, doi: 10.1162/DRAM_a_00347.

Broderick D.V. Chow, ‘Time + Materials: Choreographic Experiments with Labour and Finance in The Dangerologists’ Work Songs’, Choreographic Practices 4: 1 (2013), pp. 75-94, doi: 10.1386/chor.4.1.75_1.

Broderick D.V. Chow, ‘Parkour and the critique of ideology’, Journal of Dance and Somatic Practices. 2: 2 (2011), pp. 141-152, doi: 10.1386/jdsp.2.2.143_1.

Edited Collections

Broderick D.V. Chow and Eero Laine (eds.), Sports Plays (London: Routledge) (under contract, expected publication in 2021).

Broderick D.V. Chow, Eero Laine, and Claire Warden (eds.), Performance and Professional Wrestling (London: Routledge, 2016).

Broderick D.V. Chow and Alex Mangold (eds.), Žižek and Performance (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014).

Book Chapters

Broderick D.V. Chow, ‘How does the trained body think?’, in Maaike Bleeker et al (eds)., Thinking Through Theatre and Performance (London: Bloomsbury Academic).

Broderick D.V. Chow, ‘Seeing as a Filipino: Here Lies Love at the National Theatre’ in Sarah Whitfield (ed.), Re-framing the Musical: Race, Culture and Identity (London: Red Globe Press/Macmillan HE).

Broderick D.V. Chow, ‘A Chinese Actor’s Late Style’, in Daniel Sack (ed.), Imagined Theatres: Writing for a Theoretical Stage (London: Routledge, 2017), pp. 38-39.

Broderick D.V. Chow, ‘Muscle-Memory: Re-enacting the fin-de-siècle strongman in pro wrestling’, in Broderick D.V. Chow, Eero Laine, and Claire Warden (eds.), Performance and Professional Wrestling (London: Routledge, 2016), pp. 143-153.

Broderick D.V. Chow, ‘Parterre: Olympic Wrestling, National Identities, and the Performance of Antagonism’ in Tony Fisher and Eve Katsouraki (eds.), Performing Antagonisms (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017), pp. 61-79.

Broderick D.V. Chow, ‘The Tickling Object: On Žižek and Comedy’, in Broderick D.V. Chow and Alex Mangold (eds.), Žižek and Performance (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014).

Broderick D.V. and Darren O’Donnell, ‘Young Mammals: The Politics and Aesthetics of Long-Term Collaboration with Children in Mammalian Diving Reflex’s The Torontonians’, in Victor Emeljanow and Gillian Arrighi (eds.), Entertaining Children: The Participation of Youth in the Entertainment Industry (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), pp. 147-166.


Broderick D.V. Chow, The Dynamic Tensions Physical Culture Show, Anatomy Museum, Kings College London. 2017. Documentation: and

Broderick D.V. Chow and Tom Wells, Work Songs (Tour, London, Manchester, Leeds, Edinburgh, Gießen, Bremen). 2011-2013. Documentation:

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