This paper is part of a larger book-length project which seeks to map the socio-political influence of touring actresses as public, moving women in the lead up to, and early phases of, the movement for women’s suffrage in the English-speaking word. Dr Kate Flaherty is Senior Lecturer in English and Drama at the Australian National University. Her research focuses on how drama plays on the stage of public culture.
Central's Research Fellow, Dr Dani Ploeger, presents a new installation work, The grass smells so sweet, which will be inaugurated at panke.gallery in Berlin from 9 June 2018.
Join MA Drama and Movement Therapy course leader Richard Hougham for this free practical workshop.
Lanford Wilson's powerful drama The Rimers Of Eldritch is set in a small mining community in America's 'rust belt'. A sense of decay, of missed opportunities and of insularity permeates the play, which tackles the theme of intolerance in an uncompromising, but also bleakly witty fashion. Performed by BA (Hons) Acting students, working alongside students from the BA (Hons) Theatre Practice
In the world that exists between sleep and waking, there is no silence: follow the voices in your head to discover a journey of love, longing and artistic expression. This immersive performance of a re-imagining of Chekhov's The Seagull lets you dive into a character journey of your own choice, taking place in the natural surroundings of Regent's Park and culminating in a secret location.
An afternoon of events to explore the ways in which theatre can engage and improve good health, with two seminars offering an insight into the ways theatre can change the experience of patients in hospitals; and bringing together theatre and performance makers and participants to examine challenges and best practice when working in community settings around issues of mental health and recovery.
Be pulled below the streets of Camden into an underworld of burlesque, blood and bionic bodies; where structures are shattered and a rebellion of dance, sculpture, movement, media and performance rises above. This three-day live art spectacular focuses on providing a platform for emerging artists and creating discussion around the topic of identity, rebirth and skin.
Central's Research Fellow Dani Ploeger will present a new digital artwork, TRASH HEAVEN, during the Venice Architecture Biennale.
Our MA Acting for Screen students perform at a showcase for industry and associated professionals only.
A lowly bureaucrat teams up with a con man in search of a trove of priceless jewels spirited away during the Russian Revolution…in one of twelve identical dining-room chairs! Their quest to discover the fate of the chairs and recover the loot will propel the unlikely duo into a series of bizarre misadventures. This adaptation of Ilf and Petrov’s classic satirical novel has been newly commissioned for MA Music Theatre.