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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.
Posted 09 February 2018
On 28th February, Dr Adam Ledger will be in conversation with Dr Annelis Kuhlmann (Aarhus University, Denmark; currently a visiting researcher at the University of Kent, Canterbury) at King's College London, about their work on Eugenio Barba.
Posted 05 January 2018
Dr Joanna Bucknall has secured a grant of £60,399 from the Arts and Humanities Research Council for a project called 'Corpus Quod'. It will develop augmented reality and immersive strategies that will enable audiences to experience what it is like to be an asylum seeker in the UK
Posted 06 November 2017
This conference invites participants to address the most important issues of our time in an open and exciting, interdisciplinary and sector-crossing conversation.
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