Department of Drama and Theatre Arts

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 05 January 2018

Grant greenlight for immersive drama project

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

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The Other Place returns

University’s pioneering collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company creates ‘radical mischief’