Central is delighted to welcome new members of its academic team, who are taking up their posts in the Summer 2018 term.
On Thursday, 7 June 2018, comedian Jo Brand led festivities at the topping out ceremony for The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama’s new North Block Development.
Led by Central Applied Theatre Practices lecturer, Dr Nicky Abraham, the first ever usage of Augmented Reality (AR) software at Central has been presented publicly as a community engagement project on the North Block building development.
Central alumni feature heavily in this year’s winners of the American Theatre Wing’s 72nd Annual Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards.
For 255 days, from September 2017 to Thursday 12th April 2018, Chris Dercon was Artistic Director of the Berlin Volksbühne theatre. At Central's recent international conference, Systemic Crisis in European Theatre, he made his first public appearance since his dismissal two weeks prior, discussing his tenure with Central's Professor of European Theatre, Professor Peter Boenisch - watch the full discussion here.
Statement from the Governing Body of The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama Regarding the Recent ‘Dear White Central’ and ‘Central for Change’ Student Campaigns
Kate Elswit (PI, University of London, The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama) and Harmony Bench (CI, The Ohio State University) have been awarded over £566,000 by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) for a three-year research project.
We are delighted to see that a number of Central alumni have been nominated, or have worked on productions that have been nominated for the 72nd annual Tony Awards.
On Friday 9 March, The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, together with the Central Students’ Union, were delighted to welcome The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, to the Embassy Theatre for the launch of his new strategy to tackle violence against women and girls.
The University of London campaign marks the 150th anniversary of women being permitted to sit ‘special examinations’ at the University of London, and celebrates exceptional women by sharing stories of women leading both, by being the first, and by leading through their inspirational educational and professional achievements.