Central's Research Fellow Dani Ploeger will present a new digital artwork, TRASH HEAVEN, during the Venice Architecture Biennale.
In the months before the First World War, Richard Herncastle throws up his safe, dead-end office job in a grim Northern mining town and joins his famous uncle’s illusion act, touring the grand Empire Theatres of England and Scotland. This is the story of Richard’s coming of age in the looming shadow of the terrible conflict which will see millions of young men die and an entire way of life vanish, never to return.
This talk investigates questions about methodology and collaboration that arose from our attempts to write about Eugenio Barba’s artistic practice as a theatre director. It is presented as a dialogue between Adam J. Ledger (University of Birmingham) and Annelis Kuhlmann (Aarhus University, Denmark; currently a visiting researcher at the University of Kent, Canterbury), who reflect on their digression into trees in order to write in a radically spatial way.
Set in a Lincolnshire hotel in the autumn of 1941, Flare Path is a complex tribute to the collective spirit of wartime bomber crews and their partners. Within this framework the story involves a love triangle between a pilot, his actress wife and a famous film star.
Join a member of the MA/MFA Movement: Directing and Teaching team for this free practical workshop.
Central will be conducting auditions and interviews in Bogotá, Colombia for its postgraduate programmes in 2019.
The American Clock, performed by BA (Hons) Acting CDT, working alongside students from the BA (Hons) Theatre Practice
Performing Race will host a panel to bring together artists and sociologists that represent racial counter-narratives.
Central will be holding auditions and interviews in Singapore for entry to its undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in 2019.
Hamlet Encounters is the working title of CREW’s engagement with Shakespeare’s Hamlet which will emerge as a full theatre event in 2019 with work in progress currently taking the form of a VR installation. An experimental arts company based in Brussels, CREW ‘aims to visualize how technology is changing us’. At this event, Robin Nelson and Eric Joris will introduce the Hamlet Encounters project and share aspects of the process of its making.