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.
Our MA Acting for Screen students perform at a showcase for industry and associated professionals only.
During this evening you will discover the many ways in which the MA/MFA Performance Practice as Research offers an intensive year of thinking and doing in the act of discovery and making.
Central's Research Fellow Dani Ploeger will present a new digital artwork, TRASH HEAVEN, during the Venice Architecture Biennale.
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.
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
Join MA Drama and Movement Therapy course leader Richard Hougham for this free practical workshop.
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.
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.
This new play with music, specially written for BA (Hons) Acting Musical Theatre 2018 students, is about life, death and memory.