Congratulations to Central’s Knowledge Exchange Fellow Dr Naomi Paxton, who has been awarded the prestigious TaPRA Early Career Research Prize.
On Monday 12 August, Central was delighted to welcome the winners of its Prop Doughnut Competition to the School for a special prop making workshop.
Congratulations to Central’s Senior Lecturer in Voice, Daron Oram, who has been named one of 54 new National Teaching Fellows for 2019.
On Tuesday 13 August, Central welcomed Staff, Students and Alumni to the Scottish Arts Club for its annual Central in Edinburgh Party. Founder and Artistic Director of Assembly William Burdett-Coutts was also awarded an Honorary Fellowship during the School's annual celebration of Central affiliated work at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
In July, Central’s MA Acting Classical and MA Acting Contemporary students performed in their final-year productions of The Cherry Orchard and Bones, respectively.
On 31 July, Costume Construction student Yiran Duan led a special making session at Central to share her practice in the traditional Chinese Bai methods of stitch resistant tie-dying.
From July 18 – 20 2019, Central hosted Professor Anne Bogart for her Leverhulme Conference entitled “Training for the Future: Actor Training and Director Pedagogy for the 21st Century”. The conference concluded Professor Bogart’s year-long Visiting Professorship at Central and considered contemporary actor training since Stanislavsky, interrogating whether the notion of a comprehensive, methodological system still exists.
Throughout the Spring term, 2nd year students on Central’s Drama, Applied Theatre and Education course took their outreach projects across the UK and beyond, working with over 4,200 participants as a part of their Collaborative Outreach.
Central is delighted to celebrate and share news of our graduates that have been nominated for Emmy Awards this year.
Presented by MA/MFA Performance Practice as Researchat The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Brink is an annual festival featuring emerging works by performance practitioners from around the world.