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The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama: Home

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Our mission is to inspire, educate and train the change-makers of tomorrow to shape our artistic and social world.

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The Visit

62-64 Eton Avenue, London
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Upcoming:

View the event page for all performance dates: 24-27 July 2024

By Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Adapted by Maurice Valency
Performed by MA Acting Classical

A red carpet on concrete steps trailing off shot against an open, bright sky

100 Books to Read Before You Die

62-64 Eton Avenue, London
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Upcoming:

View the event page for all performance dates: 24-27 July 2024

By Joanne Lau
Performed by MA Acting Contemporary

An individual in jeans and a hoodie running through a glass wall, surrounded by shards of glass

Central Celebration in Edinburgh 2024

George Square, Edinburgh
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We are excited to invite our students, alumni, and staff attending the Edinburgh Festival Fringe to join us for our annual Central Celebration in Edinburgh.

Fireworks over the Edinburgh skyline, as seen from Calton Hill.

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Central at Edinburgh Fringe 2024

Shows at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe involving our alumni, students and staff.

Fireworks over the Edinburgh skyline, as seen from Calton Hill.
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Diploma Spotlight: Thisakya Dias

Thisakya Dias tells us about her experience as a student on Central’s Acting Diploma and her plans for the future, including upcoming appearances in two plays and a feature film

Thisakya Dias
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  •  Alumni

Alumni Stories - Deadweight Theatre

We spoke with graduate Jack Aldisert of Deadweight Theatre, a theatre company founded by MA/MFA Advanced Theatre Practice graduates Jack Aldisert, Domi Uçar, Hannah Gintberg-Dees, and Anna Niamh Gorman.

Actors Mimmi Bauer and Jack Aldisert in 'The Manikins: a work in progress'. Mimmi, on the left, is a woman with long brown hair tied back, wearing a white medical scrub top. Jack, on the right, is a man with curly dark hair, glasses, and a beard, wearing a white lab coat over a black turtleneck. Between them is a headless mannequin dressed in a similar white lab coat and black turtleneck, mimicking Jack's outfit.

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Discover Central Podcast

For this special, bonus episode of the Discover Central podcast, we’re joined by Central students and alumni Will Sebag-Montefiore (Just These, Please) and Adwitha Arumugam, Sam Law and Aadar Malik (The Situationalists) to discuss the process of taking their shows to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Rooftops of Edinburgh with bunting in front of a twilight sky

For our final episode of Series 3, Central's Access and Participation Manager Victoria Edwards sits down with alumni Tim Chaundy and Maame Atuah to talk all things Central Outreach.

Collage of a face for Small Axe Big Talks

We catch up with Mairi Hayes and Jake Harders, graduates of Central who now work across the School's Diplomas and Short Courses to find out more about their work. We also hear from Diploma graduates Sonny Kong and Luke fox about their experiences studying at Central.

An Interview with Mairi Hayes and Jake Harders

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