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Celebrating 20 Years of Central's Movement Course

62-64 Eton Avenue, London
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We are excited to invite MA/MFA Movement graduates to join us for a special celebration marking the journey of Central's Movement Course.

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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

Adaptation of the play by Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Adapted by Maurice Valency
Performed by MA Acting Classical

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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

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Blog

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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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  •  Students

Students on placement: Ching Chen

MFA Movement: Directing and Teaching student Ching Chen shares their experience of their professional placement with Talawa Theatre Company.

Ching Chen
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  •  Alumni

Graduate Rhys Anderson on playing Hamlet

Rhys Anderson, a graduate of Central's BA (Hons) Acting CDT course reflects on his experience playing Hamlet in TNT Theatre's touring production. 

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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.

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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.

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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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