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The unique environment of the Department of Drama and Theatre Arts is shaped by a collective of internationally renowned scholars, theatre-makers and creative researchers committed to providing the next generation of artists and critical thinkers with the tools to challenge the status quo and innovate creatively within the cultural, social and political landscapes of the twenty first century.
University’s pioneering collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company creates ‘radical mischief’
Top ranking received in The Complete University Guide, The Times and The Sunday Times and The Guardian
Posted 27 September 2016
Caroline Radcliffe has been collaborating on a new dance, music, light and textile project with South Asian Arts in Leeds.
Posted 19 September 2016
Music created by Sarah Angliss and Caroline Radcliffe using sounds recorded at Quarry Bank Mill, Styal, will be used for Pitlochry Theatre festival "Hard Times" on stage from 21 September to 14 October 2016.
Posted 16 September 2016
Devised by women working in the Lancashire mills, the steps of this nineteenth-century 'heel and toe' clog dance directly mimic the repetitive sounds and movements of cotton mill machines.
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