Central's Research Fellow Dani Ploeger will present a new digital artwork, TRASH HEAVEN, during the Venice Architecture Biennale.
Be pulled below the streets of Camden into an underworld of burlesque, blood and bionic bodies; where structures are shattered and a rebellion of dance, sculpture, movement, media and performance rises above. This three-day live art spectacular focuses on providing a platform for emerging artists and creating discussion around the topic of identity, rebirth and skin.
An afternoon of events to explore the ways in which theatre can engage and improve good health, with two seminars offering an insight into the ways theatre can change the experience of patients in hospitals; and bringing together theatre and performance makers and participants to examine challenges and best practice when working in community settings around issues of mental health and recovery.
Lanford Wilson's powerful drama The Rimers Of Eldritch is set in a small mining community in America's 'rust belt'. A sense of decay, of missed opportunities and of insularity permeates the play, which tackles the theme of intolerance in an uncompromising, but also bleakly witty fashion. Performed by BA (Hons) Acting students, working alongside students from the BA (Hons) Theatre Practice
Join MA Drama and Movement Therapy course leader Richard Hougham for this free practical workshop.
Central's Research Fellow, Dr Dani Ploeger, presents a new installation work, The grass smells so sweet, which will be inaugurated at panke.gallery in Berlin from 9 June 2018.
This paper is part of a larger book-length project which seeks to map the socio-political influence of touring actresses as public, moving women in the lead up to, and early phases of, the movement for women’s suffrage in the English-speaking word. Dr Kate Flaherty is Senior Lecturer in English and Drama at the Australian National University. Her research focuses on how drama plays on the stage of public culture.
This new play with music, specially written for BA (Hons) Acting Musical Theatre 2018 students, is about life, death and memory.
A regime is overthrown and a baby abandoned. In a place turned upside-down, a servant girl does all she can to protect the child. Order restored, the child's mother wants him back. But who does he belong to now? The old ritual of the Chalk Circle will decide. Performed by BA (Hons) Acting CDT students, working alongside students from the BA (Hons) Theatre Practice
In this year's 2018 Edward Gordon Craig Lecture, Oliver Frljić will reflect on the ways his recent, controversial productions (Our Violence and Your Violence, The Curse and Gorki – an Alternative for Germany?) - have used the theatrical medium as a performative tool in a broader social arena. Frljić will also discuss the overlaps and intersections of political and theatrical representation in his work, examining the ways in which the 21st century has revealed some deep crises of democracy as a form of political representation.