A series of interviews and talks given by leading practitioners from all fields of theatre and performance. The project investigates the history of their career so their experience and knowledge of theatre is placed within a broader contextual framework.
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Rapture begins a series of projects that focuses on making feminist, multi-disciplinary practice from the perspective of design, content and management. Rachel Candler, Rachel Nicholson and Rebecca Pollock are currently interested in what it may mean to generate a piece of work from a feminist viewpoint, how their various “feminisms” affect and impact upon the […]
Memory, Stories and Senses is an ongoing resarch project led by Ben Ratclife, Module Coordinator – Lighting Design. This project was part of an experiment that began many years ago with a devising workshop with the State of Space Theatre Company, which used a series of spaces that dictated physical vocal and emotional responses to […]
Tilly No-Body: Catastrophes of Love – The Play and Solo Performance, written and performed as a one-woman show by Bella Merlin, directed by Miles Anderson, which focuses on the life of Tilly Wedekind, wife to the German playwright, Frank Wedekind; the project will be reflected upon as a critical commentary by Nesta Jones through interviews […]
A date for your Diary and an invitation to present papers.
Music on Stage International Conference is held biennially, organised by Dr Jane Schopf, Programme Director of Opera Studies by Distance Learning.
Theatre Memory Theatre Memory is a series of filmed interviews of seasoned theatre practitioners whose experience and legacy will be ‘passed on’ to future generations; the interviews are transcribed and contextualised by biographical details. The project is led by Dr Paul Fryer, Professor Nesta Jones, and theatre journalist and Associate Researcher, Carole Woddis. Interviews have […]
Noel Greig (1944-2009) was an influential actor and playwright who co-founded The Brighton Combination, worked with The General Will and was a key member of Gay Sweatshop, later writing extensively for and with young people through Theatre Centre and many other companies. The College is honoured to hold an archive of material related to Noel […]
Michael Walling is Artistic Director of Border Crossings, which creates new intercultural, multi-media theatre in response to the contemporary globalised world. The Company’s Patron is Peter Sellars and its funding includes the EU Culture Programme, Lottery Fund, China-UK Connection, Collage Arts and the Commonwealth Foundation. He has developed the company’s Orientations Trilogy through his association with the College, […]
Jo Joelson has been a practising lighting designer for over 20 years since completing her lighting design studies at Croydon College in 1991 and is known for her work within theatre and music having created pioneering and experimental projects such as a collaboration between Panasonic Globe Theatre, Tokyo and Shakespeare’s Globe, London with leading Japanese […]