Lyrically following the story of Clara, a pregnant ex-banker jailed for fraud, and those she knows both in and out of prison, we are drawn into a justice system riven with injustice and a world where even well-meaning actions can have devastating consequences. Commissioned for and performed by MA Acting Contemporary students with Grace Savage.
Central will be holding auditions and interviews in Sao Paulo, Brazil, for its undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. NB these are now fully booked.
In a conversation with fellow designer Joanna Parker, Lizzie Clachan reflects on her performance design across theatre, opera and devised performance. Reflecting on the speculatively imagined spaces of the model and drawings as three-dimensional images that prefigure the work within the rehearsal, she offers a remarkable insight into her working process.
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.
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.
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.