A dead father. A new king. Grieving Hamlet. Get close-up to loyalty, love, betrayal, murder and madness in this new stripped-back, fast-paced traverse staging. Performed by BA (Hons) Acting students, working alongside students from the BA (Hons) Theatre Practice
BA (Hons) Drama, Applied Theatre & Education: Writing For Performance Class of '18 are proud to present a night of new writing: extracts from plays written during residencies in community, arts and heritage organisations in London and across the UK and beyond.
London 1913. Militancy in the Suffragette Movement is at its height. Thousands of women of all classes serve time in Holloway Prison in their fight to gain the vote. Amongst them are Lady Celia Cain, trapped in a frustrating marriage and Eve Douglas, a young seamstress. Performed by BA (Hons) Acting CDT students, working alongside students from the BA (Hons) Theatre Practice.
In anticipation of their new books, Tony Fisher and Kélina Gotman will be discussing the ongoing critical importance of Foucauldian scholarship to the fields of theatre and performance studies.
The sense is live and love now because the future and whatever is beyond is unknown. Living for present pleasure has hilarious consequences for Gary and his theatrical team, the 'firm' and it takes the saner members of the group, namely his secretary and his wife to save the day. Performed by BA (Hons) Acting students, working alongside students from BA (Hons) Theatre Practice.
Mary Luckhurst, Associate Director of Research and Professor of Artistic Research and Creative Practice at the University of Melbourne, presents an event reflecting on leading female actresses who have played eminent real-life women, including Judi Dench, Helen Mirren, Eileen Atkins and Nicole Kidman.
Multi-award winning playwright, Bryony Lavery, updates the classic Bram Stoker novel. In a world of cool music, sexting, pornography and tweeting….is anybody safe from Dracula? Performed by BA (Hons) Acting Musical Theatre students, working alongside students from the BA (Hons) Theatre Practice.
An opportunity to talk to staff and students of Central's postgraduate courses. Find out about the course content, industry placements, graduate destinations, the application process and more.
Book Launch: Dramatherapy: Reflections and Praxis: Edited by Richard Hougham and Bryn Jones
Judaica Laboratory: New Dramaturgies of Actor Training: Body, Song, Video