A new musical by Joshua Rosenblum & Joanne Sydney Lessner, based on the play Stage Door by Edna Ferber & George S. Kaufman.
Central are hosting an alumni party in New York, for our many alumni who live and work there.
Celebrating the work and accomplishments of the graduating design and crafts students specialising as prop makers, lighting designers, puppeteers, stage designers, costume makers, sound designers, scenic artists, and scenic constructors, before an audience of industry professionals and close friends.
This symposium will offer participants the chance to hear about and discuss recently developed practice in training actors with specific learning differences (SpLDs) – dyslexia and dyspraxia. The presentations will discuss research and practice that draws on, neuroscience, psychology and practice based pedagogy and offers practical solutions to incorporate into acting, voice/text and movement classes.
Bringing together performance practitioners, academics and policy makers who work in and between British and European stages, this day will celebrate our shared history, consider the opportunities and responsibilities of theatre in a post-Brexit society, and ask how we can continue to foster international relationships.
Frames of Representation (FoR) is a film festival which showcases new forms of documentary cinema and invites discussion around the issues represented on screen, and it returns to the ICA this year for its second iteration.
Presented in academic partnership with CHASE (Consortium for the Arts and Humanities South-East England)
Men & Girls Dance is a celebration of the rights of adults and children to be together, to play together and to dance together. At times playful, at times provocative, emotionally charged, and deeply political, Men & Girls Dance is a celebration of tenderness, empathy, care, protection and love.
In January 2017, a group of artists and academics travelled through Kenya to examine the rise of cheap, throw-away quality electronics. They visited downtown shopping streets, rural markets, luxury shopping malls and wholesale traders to buy and document one of the cheapest electronics accessories: USB charging cables. This event will include a presentation of their archive of USB cables, video and photography artwork, and a panel discussion on the broader implications of the recent global proliferation of cheap electronics.
Lisa Jones is on a journey. It’s a colourful and exciting off-kilter trip in search of one lost hour that has tipped the balance of her life. The inhabitants of the wonderful world she finds herself in – Dissocia – are a curious blend of the funny, the friendly and the brutal.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a riot of passion, music and dance, exploring love and relationships, appearance and reality, and the essential nature of the power of imagination.