Please join Kate Elswit at the book launch to celebrate the recent publication of Theatre & Dance (Theatre& series, 2018). This succinct and engaging text explores the interdependence between theatre and dance.
Central are hosting a celebration and networking afternoon for BATP graduates in conjunction with this year's Design & Crafts Exhibition.
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.
Robert Icke will give a brief lecture on a topic related to his work to date. This will be followed by a Q & A with Duška Radosavljević, Reader in Contemporary Theatre and Performance at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.
This international conference examines the crisis of theatre in Europe. Across the continent we can observe significant institutional challenges and transformations: funding cuts, demographic changes, media and technological innovations, political interventions, movements in the public sphere, shifts in aesthetic tastes and moods. Each alone is seldom enough to cause a crisis, but in combination they do.
Tracy C. Davis, a specialist in performance theory, theatre historiography and research methodology, addresses three cases of mermaid shows in aquariums (in Germany, Denmark, the USA), studied both by means of ethnographic interviews and performance analysis techniques.
Join Experience Bryon (Editor) at Central for the book launch of Performing Interdisciplinarity: Working Across Disciplinary Boundaries Through an Active Aesthetic.
A showcase of final projects by MFA Scenography students from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama: Lingge Ma, Talia Sanz Vera and Francesc Serra Vila. Grounded in the live intersection of body, space, materials and dramaturgy, this event will feature performances, talks and installations.
Translated and directed by Mike Alfreds, tragi-comedy The Three Sisters deals with the complicated relationships between a household and soldiers from an artillery brigade, with Chekhov applying a blend of sharp-eyed irony and compassion to their delusions and sufferings.
The English language’s first professional female playwright’s masterpiece in a contemporary adaptation by the team behind Central’s productions of The Suicide, Mary Stuart and The Devils.