Simon Williams is one of the United States' leading academics. Crucially, he is also a critic who is engaged with practice. Central is delighted to host a launch for his newest publication which will be framed by Williams discussing ways of approaching the craft, processes and productions of actors.
COLLISIONS is the annual event that showcases our thriving PaR community, specifically allowing research degrees students and creative fellows to collectively engage with what it means to be researching through practice, while sharing this with a wider academic and non-academic audience.
On 9 November 1931, Stalin wrote to Stanislavsky: ‘I do not have a very high opinion of the play The Suicide. My closest comrades consider it empty, and even harmful.’
Excluded from the life class at art school, Laura Knight rises to become one of Britain’s most celebrated painters. As the first fully elected female Royal Academician, Laura both courts and challenges the art establishment throughout her life.
As part of it's annual 25-year reunion series, Central is delighted to invite the class of '90 to revisit the school.
Due to the planned Tube strike this event will be rescheduled into our Autumn term events programme - please check back for further information.
PUSH: A case study of a drama school public production that raises questions about diversity and inclusion.
Experts in the field contribute to discussions on Beyond the archives: the re-representation of lesbian music performance as contemporary intergenerational practice; lesbian representation, anachronism Staging Black Feminisms: lesbian identity and sexuality.
An opportunity to talk to staff and students of the BA (Hons) Drama, Applied Theatre and Education course. Find out about the course content, industry placements, graduate destinations, the application process and more.
This annual Symposium focuses on the reception of Greek and Roman tragedy and comedy, exploring the afterlife of these ancient dramatic texts through re-workings by both writers and practitioners across all genres and periods. This year’s theme will be: ‘Viewing and Spectating in the Theory and Practice of Greek and Roman Drama’ and guest respondents will be Yana Zarifi (Thiasos Theatre Company) and Margaret Coldiron (Director and specialist in Asian performance). Among those present at this year’s symposium will be Prof. Edith Hall, Prof. Oliver Taplin, and Prof. Fiona Macintosh.
Central looks forward to welcoming the Teaching '95 alumni group who have arranged a trip back to the school.