As part of its annual 25-year reunion series, Central is delighted to invite the class of 1992 to revisit the school.
For the second time, we will be hosting a 5-year reunion, in which we will be welcoming the Class of 2012 back to Central!
25 Glasses of Wine unites its audience with Dah Theatre director, Dijana Milošević, as she curates stories from her group’s 25 year history.
The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama invites you to the launch of Applied Theatre: Performing Health and Wellbeing (Methuen, 2017). Edited by Katharine Low and Veronica Baxter, Applied Theatre: Performing Health and Wellbeing is the first volume in the field to address the role that theatre, drama and performance have in relation to promoting, developing and sustaining health and wellbeing in diverse communities.
Scenography students will be developing their final projects in the form of an Open Studio exhibition in Performance Space 1. Come (and come back) to see the works evolving throughout the week, culminating with a Closing Event on 29 June at 6pm.
Brink celebrates one year of independent postgraduate research as part of the MA/MFA Performance Practice as Research at Central.
It is 1887 and Rani Das and Abdul Karim arrive at London’s Tilbury Docks after a long sea voyage from India. Rani, an Indian ayah, is ruthlessly abandoned by the English family that brought her to London and has to battle for survival. Abdul Karim, who has been sent to the palace as a jubilee gift, has to face increasing scrutiny about the closeness of his relationship, as servant and munshi, to Queen Victoria.
Performed by BA (Hons) Acting CDT students, working alongside students from the BA (Hons) Theatre Practice.
'Future remains a concept that constantly eludes our inseparable relationship to the present' - don't miss Continuum: a Performance Festival of Future Futures, a multi-disciplinary festival from 21st - 23rd June produced by 2nd year Theatre Practice students at Bethnal Green Working Men's Club.
This space of writing for live performance is a space of tensions and fissures and tectonic plates shifting across fields of time. Reach for the stars, but stay close to the dirt. This is the charge of making theatre. Weigh your words against the spectacle and tyranny of power.
Em, set in Liverpool in 1965, tells the story of a young, unmarried woman trying desperately to keep a baby that the authorities want to take away from her. Set against the backdrop of a city which is literally bursting into colour, Em is a harrowing, gritty, but ultimately uplifting tale of friendship, class and love. Performed by BA (Hons) Acting Musical Theatre students, working alongside students from the BA (Hons) Theatre Practice.