In November, Central is taking part in the 2019 Being Human Festival.
Being Human is the UK’s only national festival and celebration of the humanities, led by the School of Advanced Study, University of London in partnership with the Arts & Humanities Research Council and the British Academy.
From 2-3 October, Central hosted Collisions 2019, an annual festival of practice research in performance, Collisions is an annual festival that showcases the thriving doctoral practice research community at Central and across London institutions more broadly. Through Collisions, research degree students and creative fellows engage with what it means to be researching with, though, in and by practice, and share this engagement with a wider academic and public audience.
Congratulations to Central’s Dr Nicola Abraham and a team from the NHS's Imperial Hospital Trust who, together with a cohort of Central students and alumni, have been shortlisted for two awards for their intergenerational process drama projects.
On Thursday 12 and Friday 13 September, The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and Shakespeare’s Globe co-hosted two days of events to comabat racism in theatre practice.
Congratulations to Central’s Knowledge Exchange Fellow Dr Naomi Paxton, who has been awarded the prestigious TaPRA Early Career Research Prize.
From July 18 – 20 2019, Central hosted Professor Anne Bogart for her Leverhulme Conference entitled “Training for the Future: Actor Training and Director Pedagogy for the 21st Century”. The conference concluded Professor Bogart’s year-long Visiting Professorship at Central and considered contemporary actor training since Stanislavsky, interrogating whether the notion of a comprehensive, methodological system still exists.
Presented by MA/MFA Performance Practice as Researchat The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, Brink is an annual festival featuring emerging works by performance practitioners from around the world.
From Wednesday 3 to Saturday 6 July, residents of all ages in Bexley are invited to attend a series of activities and events in Bexleyheath Broadway celebrating the completion of Performing Places Bexley, a collaborative arts project between The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, the London Borough of Bexley, Emergency Exit Arts and local residents which has focused on improving community cohesion.
Central’s Knowledge Exchange Fellow Dr Naomi Paxton has received one of 23 new British Academy Rising Star Engagement awards for her work Different Stages: Exploring public engagement for Drama and Theatre early career academics.
On the evening of 12 March, Central welcomed academics, artists, industry friends and partners and members of its wider staff community for an evening of events focusing on fellowship and providing aspace for a proper conversation and the re-charging of energies and imaginations.