First year students of Central's Drama, Applied Theatre and Education course have been creating projects for The FUSE festival in Medway for the past seven years. This year, they have been commissioned to create an open-air family-friendly show as part of the Dickens Festival to be performed in the dry moat of Rochester Castle, and then as a roaming flash-mob performance on Rochester High Street, before taking it to local primary schools.
'Future remains a concept that constantly eludes our inseparable relationship to the present' - don't miss Continuum: a Performance Festival of Future Futures, a multi-disciplinary festival from 21st - 23rd June produced by 2nd year Theatre Practice students at Bethnal Green Working Men's Club.
It is 1887 and Rani Das and Abdul Karim arrive at London’s Tilbury Docks after a long sea voyage from India. Rani, an Indian ayah, is ruthlessly abandoned by the English family that brought her to London and has to battle for survival. Abdul Karim, who has been sent to the palace as a jubilee gift, has to face increasing scrutiny about the closeness of his relationship, as servant and munshi, to Queen Victoria.
Performed by BA (Hons) Acting CDT students, working alongside students from the BA (Hons) Theatre Practice.
Brink celebrates one year of independent postgraduate research as part of the MA/MFA Performance Practice as Research at Central.
Scenography students will be developing their final projects in the form of an Open Studio exhibition. Come (and come back) to see the works evolving throughout the week, culminating with a Closing Event on 29 June at 6.00pm.
The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama invites you to the launch of Applied Theatre: Performing Health and Wellbeing (Methuen, 2017). Edited by Katharine Low and Veronica Baxter, Applied Theatre: Performing Health and Wellbeing is the first volume in the field to address the role that theatre, drama and performance have in relation to promoting, developing and sustaining health and wellbeing in diverse communities.
25 Glasses of Wine unites its audience with Dah Theatre director, Dijana Milošević, as she curates stories from her group’s 25 year history.
For the second time, we will be hosting a 5-year reunion, in which we will be welcoming the Class of 2012 back to Central!
As part of its annual 25-year reunion series, Central is delighted to invite the class of 1992 to revisit the school.
Central will be opening the doors of the Embassy Theatre for a BA (Hons) Theatre Practice Open Day.