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MA Shakespeare and Creativity students perform in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre

MA Shakespeare and Creativity students perform in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre
Description
During the autumn semester, MA Shakespeare and Creativity students have been working with Royal Shakespeare Company Director Justin Audibert and RSC sound designer Claire Windsor on an original play, culminating in a performance in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre front-of-house on 9 December.
Date:
17/12/2015

World Congress to celebrate Shakespeare's 400-year legacy

Description
Distinguished theatre directors from around the world, musicians, actors, and novelists, as well as academics from the University of Birmingham, are to come together in a special programme of talks, seminars and debates-at a landmark 2016 World Shakespeare Congress, marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death.
Date:
15/12/2015

Student reflections on their visit to Stratford-upon-Avon

Student reflections on their visit to Stratford-upon-Avon
Description
In October 2015, some of our undergraduate English Literature and Drama students had the opportunity to attend a performance of Henry V at the RSC, hear a talk about the play and attend a Q&A with two of the show's actors.
Date:
23/11/2015

PhD research opportunity opens for applications

PhD research opportunity opens for applications
Description
One of our current PhD students will have an exciting opportunity to work with an RSC artist for up to a total of one week over the spring/summer semesters of 2016.
Date:
02/11/2015

'Public' and 'Private' Playhouses in Renaissance England

'Public' and 'Private' Playhouses in Renaissance England
Description
Former Shakespeare Institute PhD student Eoin Price's new book.
Date:
26/10/2015

The Eye of the Camera in Filmed Theatre

The Eye of the Camera in Filmed Theatre
Description
Over the past summer, Mary Odbert, one our MA students at the Shakespeare Institute, has been acting as a research assistant on this project, and here she shares some of the thoughts on the work she's been doing.
Date:
23/10/2015

Shakespeare Institute welcomes six portraits and a professor

Shakespeare Institute welcomes six portraits and a professor
Description
The inauguration of six portraits of Royal Shakespeare Company actors by the artist Hans Schwarz , and the induction of Harvard University's senior Shakespearean, Professor Marjorie Garber, as an Honorary Senior Visiting Research Fellow.
Date:
02/10/2015

Professor John Russell Brown an Obituary

Professor John Russell Brown an Obituary
Description
John Russell Brown was a distinguished academic, dramaturg and theatre director who established one of the country's first university Drama departments at Birmingham.
Date:
09/09/2015

Royal Shakespeare Company summer school 2015

Royal Shakespeare Company summer school 2015
Description
The 68th annual Royal Shakespeare Company summer school, run in partnership with the Shakespeare Institute filled the Institute from 17-21 August with RSC actors and other theatre personnel, leading academics, and an audience of over 200 of the RSC's most loyal spectators.
Date:
24/08/2015

Gregory Doran receives honorary Doctorate of Letters from The University of Birmingham

Gregory Doran receives honorary Doctorate of Letters from The University of Birmingham
Description
Gregory Doran, the artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, receives an honorary Doctorate of Letters, in recognition of his theatrical career .
Date:
13/07/2015
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