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News

Alumni company rewrite Euripides' epic

Alumni company rewrite Euripides' epic

Description
Alumni theatre company By Jove, headed by artistic director and doctoral researcher David Bullen, presents "HERE SHE COMES" - an epic poem based on The Bacchae. Written and performed by SJ Brady with music by Vivienne Youel, both Drama Department alumnae.
Date:
20/04/2017
Dr David directs democracy at Dorfman

Dr David directs democracy at Dorfman

Description
Dr David Overend directs a new play by Rob Drummond for the National, which runs from 11 to 28 August at the Dorfman Theatre.
Date:
20/04/2017
Alumnus is new Director of Shoreditch Town Hall

Alumnus is new Director of Shoreditch Town Hall

Description
´╗┐James Pidgeon (BA English and Drama 2009) has gone from strength to strength in the last eight years, from SU President here at Royal Holloway to the Globe, Battersea Arts Centre, and the National. Recently, he's served as Programme Manager, Producer and Deputy Director at Shoreditch Town Hall, who have just appointed him as Director.
Date:
30/03/2017

Events

Still in the Game: The State of Indonesian Art History in C21st

Still in the Game: The State of Indonesian Art History in C21st

Date
21 - 23/04/2017
Location:
Cornell University, Johnson Museum, Kahin Centre
Description
´╗┐Professor Matthew Cohen is an invited speaker to the conference "Still in the Game": The State of Indonesian Art History in the 21st Century at Cornell University, USA, on 21-23 April. The conference celebrates the 50th anniversary of the publication of the seminal Art in Indonesia, by Claire Holt. Professor Cohen will be speaking on 'Wayang in Museums' in a special panel on Indonesian puppetry.
Nation Re-Choreographed

Nation Re-Choreographed

Date
26/04/2017
Location:
Caryl Churchill Theatre, Rehearsal Studio 2
Description
A talk by Dr Aishika Chakraborty, sponsored by the Centre for Asian Theatre and DanceDr Aishika Chakraborty is Associate Professor at the School of Women's Studies, Jadavpur University, India. Following the completion of her doctoral thesis on widowhood in colonial Bengal, the focus of Aishika's current research is the journey of contemporary dance in Bengal, underscoring its history, legacy and politics of gender. Her co-edited book, Moving Space: Women in Performance, is forthcoming in 2017, while she edited and introduced a volume titled Ranjabati, A Dancer and Her World in 2008.
London Theatre Seminar: Political Theatre

London Theatre Seminar: Political Theatre

Date
27/04/2017
Location:
Senate House
Description
Our very own Bryce Lease is a speaker at the autumn series of London Theatre Seminar: 'Political Theatre', where his new book "After '89" will be launched!

 
 
 

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