Student productions 

Drama student on stage in performanceEach year the Department stages a season of plays closely tied to its academic and practical work.

Productions are performed by third year undergraduates and supported in lighting, sound, design/costume and stage management by second and first year students. Plays are directed either by members of the Department or guest directors from the professional theatre. Productions will be staged in the department’s own performance venue, George Cadbury Hall.

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Make The Dead Man Stand

Make The Dead Man Stand
Date
12 - 14/02/2015
Description
War beyond belief. Healing beyond the call. Make The Dead Man Stand is a tale of human paradox, devised from the vivid testaments of women and men who chose to heal in The Great War.

The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant

The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant
Date
19 - 21/03/2015
Description
Marking the 70th anniversary of Fassbinder's birth, Little Earthquake joins forces with the University to stage the Birmingham premiere of this classic melodrama from the boozed-up bisexual bad boy of German cinema.

Theatre Praxis

Theatre Praxis
Date
08/05/2015
Description
Second Year Theatre Praxis Students present for examination a short piece of drama from a written text.

Practical Projects in Drama

Practical Projects in Drama
Date
28 - 29/05/2015
Description
Third Year Single Honours students present for examination a short piece of drama or devised work, supported by Second Year production students.

Playwrights' Workshop

Playwrights' Workshop
Date
04 - 05/06/2015
Description
Staged readings of extracts from the work of playwrights on MRes in Playwriting Studies. See the next generation of playwrights in action.

Directing Projects

Directing Projects
Date
15 - 19/06/2015
Description
Innovative theatre work by emerging directors: a week of short performances from MRes Directing students.
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