This British-Academy-funded two-day conference asks why there are so few contemporary European plays in translation produced on British stages? What are the barriers to the import of European drama? How might we need to reconsider our attitudes to our relationship to Europe and the idea of Europeaness in the run up to Brexit.
Brexit Stage Left is a festival of staged readings of provocative cutting-edge plays from across the EU. In a Europe that appears to be falling apart, eight playwrights reflect in radical ways on the challenges we all face together.
The distinguished theatre director and writer, Professor Anne Bogart (Columbia University), gives her inaugural Leverhulme Lecture on 13th December 2018.
The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama Graduation Ceremony will take place at the Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London.
Central will be holding auditions and interviews in Sydney for entry to its undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in 2019.
Six Degrees of Separation is a multi-award winning modern American classic that premiered on Broadway in 1990. Inspired by a real-life story, the play is a captivating study of society’s pretensions exposed by one man’s self-confidence and imagination.
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.
Performing Race will host a panel to bring together artists and sociologists that represent racial counter-narratives.
The American Clock, performed by BA (Hons) Acting CDT, working alongside students from the BA (Hons) Theatre Practice
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.