Loosely inspired by Virginia Woolf’s Mrs Dalloway, this immersive performance takes the form of multiple journeys around Westminster, Bloomsbury and Camden, culminating in a party at a shared location.
Over the course of two days, the second year MFA Scenography students will showcase the culmination of their current experimentations, ranging from interactive installations and models to live performances. Artists will be in attendance to discuss their practice.
This presentation brings attention to the gender codes that circulate within the unionized backstage crews that work in New York City’s commercial theatre industry, particularly the ways in which distinctions between “masculine” and “feminine” labour impact employee status and wages.
Using performance ethnography, Indian dance and music forms, structured improvisation and postmodern frameworks, Dr Srinivasan and carnatic vocalist Uthra Vijay expose the notion of racialised, gendered labour in relation to anti-Asian immigration policy, dance as an unrecognised form of labour, and rethinking subalternity through the bodily archive.
Produced by Central students in collaboration with the Little Angel Theatre, this nautical adventure combines puppetry, masks, and music to bring Lewis Carroll's imaginative world to life.
A new musical by Joshua Rosenblum & Joanne Sydney Lessner, based on the play Stage Door by Edna Ferber & George S. Kaufman.
Central are hosting an alumni party in New York, for our many alumni who live and work there.
Celebrating the work and accomplishments of the graduating design and crafts students specialising as prop makers, lighting designers, puppeteers, stage designers, costume makers, sound designers, scenic artists, and scenic constructors, before an audience of industry professionals and close friends.
This symposium will offer participants the chance to hear about and discuss recently developed practice in training actors with specific learning differences (SpLDs) – dyslexia and dyspraxia. The presentations will discuss research and practice that draws on, neuroscience, psychology and practice based pedagogy and offers practical solutions to incorporate into acting, voice/text and movement classes.
Bringing together performance practitioners, academics and policy makers who work in and between British and European stages, this day will celebrate our shared history, consider the opportunities and responsibilities of theatre in a post-Brexit society, and ask how we can continue to foster international relationships.