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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’
Posted 17 October 2017
Each year, the RSC invites a guest artist to collaborate on the Shakespeare and Society module of the Shakespeare Institute's MA Shakespeare and Creativity. Olivia Winteringham, co-artistic director of KILN theatre company, talks about her experience of working with students.
Posted 13 October 2017
RSC Education Associate Practitioner, Nia Lynn, talks about a Voice and Text workshop she delivered to undergraduate Drama and Theatre Arts students, as part of the University's ongoing collaboration with the RSC.
A range of College of Arts and Law projects have been funded by through the British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grants scheme.
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We are proud to offer throughout the academic year a series of events, research seminars, and productions closely tied to the department academic and practical work.
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