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Theatre Industry Gathers for Bruford on the South Bank at Bargehouse

Theatre Industry Gathers for Bruford on the South Bank at Bargehouse
Theatre Industry Gathers for Bruford on the South Bank at Bargehouse

UK – A host of industry experts, including Tower of London Poppies theatre designer Tom Piper and Episodes actress Tamsin Greig, attended the 2015 Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance ‘Graduate Exhibition’ and ‘New Writing Season’ at the prestigious Bargehouse on London’s South Bank from the 10-14 June.

The exhibition, which attracted over 100 visitors, included work by upcoming graduates from the School of Design Management and Theatre Arts (DMTA), including costume production, creative lighting control, lighting design, performance sound, scenic arts, theatre design and stage management.

In addition to the Graduate Exhibition, DMTA students collaborated with BA (Hons) Acting and BA (Hons) Actor Musicianship students to present the college’s ‘New Writing Season’ of three plays in association with The Bush Theatre, Theatre 503 and Theatre Ad Infinitum.

Professor Michael Earley, principal and chief executive of Rose Bruford College was delighted that the diverse talent, creativity and skills of a new generation of theatre designers, managers, technical artists and performers was made accessible to so many visitors: “This major collaborative effort by the majority of our 16 different degree programmes demonstrated to the public and to the industry the highly imaginative work that goes on inside a top international drama school.”

Nick Hunt, head of school for design, management and technical arts added: “Our Graduate Exhibition was a showcase for the 80 students graduating from the School and launched them to the industry as a new generation of professionals starting their careers in theatre, performance and live entertainment.”

17th June 2015

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