Congratulations to Professor Maria Delgado, Central’s Director of Research, who has received the Career Achievement Award in Academic Theatre from the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE).
The Career Achievement Award recognises an individual who is primarily based in academic theatre and indicates a career of distinguished service to the field. Recipients must be recognised for superlative contributions to the field and they must be known for supporting multiculturalism and diversity in theatre and/ or education.
Dr Ella Parry-Davies, Central’s British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow and a BBC/ AHRC New Generation Thinker, has partnered with the Kanlungan Filipino Consortium and the Refugee and Asylum Seeker Participatory Action Research charity (RAPAR) to release a new report documenting the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Filipino migrants in the UK.
Congratulations to the numerous members of Central’s academic staff who have recently written or edited books, or who have contributed chapters to academic publications.
Central is proud to support the launch of the second annual International Online Theatre Festival, an online theatre festival showcasing the work of diverse global artists and hosted digitally by The Theatre Times.
For International Women's Day, we sit down with BBC/ AHRC New Generation Thinker and Central's British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow Dr Ella Parry-Davies and discuss her work collaborating with migrant domestic workers to create of a unique series of soundwalks.
On Friday 24 January, Central’s Postgraduate Research Community presented their annual Intersections Conference to examine the landscape of higher education and the prospects and problems facing ‘early career’ theatre and performance researchers.
Congratulations to Professor Sally Mackey whose work on Performing Places Bexley, a collaborative arts project between Central, the London Borough of Bexley, Emergency Exit Arts and local residents has been nominated for a Hearts for the Arts Award in the category of Best Arts Project – Community Cohesion!
In December, Central hosted a special premiere screening of Cymbeline in the Embassy Theatre. Supported by Central and Illuminations Media, the screening provided audiences with an unparalleled opportunity to see two versions of scenes from Shakespeare’s Cymbeline consecutively in the Embassy Theatre.
On Monday 9 December, Central hosted its annual Graduation Ceremony at The Royal Festival Hall. On Monday 9 December, Central hosted its annual Graduation Ceremony at The Royal Festival Hall.
497 graduates across undergraduate, postgraduate and research courses donned caps and gowns and crossed the stage of the Royal Festival Hall to receive their Central awards in front of their family and friends, as the School also awarded Honorary Fellowships to Riz Ahmed, Ola Animashawun, Cecilia Noble and Finn Ross.