Stephen’s having a birthday. Anabelle’s dad is organising a festival. And it’s half-term. Hashtag awesome.
It is New Year’s Eve – an isolated haunted priory in the middle of the woods – a group of successful but stressed out professional thirty-somethings gather for a party. But things do not go according to plan and the comedy becomes dark, as drink and drugs take their toll and personal revelations lead to some alarming results.
This event coincides with the launch of Celebrating Success, an evaluation of the work of Cleanbreak undertaken by research staff at Central funded by Creative Works London.
Adapted from the novel by Sapphire and reimagined by the ensemble cast, Push is a powerful and disturbing story told by Precious and her classmates, enlivened by humour, joy and 1980s music and dance moves.
Puppet pioneers Blind Summit Theatre collaborate with Acting CDT final year students to present a verbatim puppet theatre experiment that delves into the lives of people on the political ‘fringe’, in the build-up to the general election.
West Side Story is an American musical set in the Upper West Side neighbourhood of New York in the 1950s. The story was inspired by Shakespeare’s play Romeo And Juliet and explores the rivalry between two teenage street gangs of different ethnic backgrounds. The musical score includes Maria, Somewhere, Tonight and I Feel Pretty.
This Research seminar/Symposium will address questions of Sesame’s philosophical and therapeutic orientation as it moves into its 51st year. What are the stories Sesame tells itself? What are the stories it tells to others? What are the stories that need to be told?
An opportunity to find out more about Central’s MA Music Theatre course, meet with current students and have your questions answered by the course team, followed by a performance of "Big City Dreams" by MA Music Theatre students.
Devised of familiar and new songs and scenes, drawing on the hustle and bustle of the city.
The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama’s annual Intersections Conference is taking place on the 15th and 16th January 2015. The theme of this year’s Intersections is ‘Impact and/or value’.