Drama alumna Rachel John has been nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical for her role as Angelica Schuyler in Hamilton.
The Horniman Museum partnered with the University of Roehampton for Neon Late, an event with a full spectrum of performances, music and tours on the theme of neon held at the beginning of March.
Roehampton Alumnus, Matt Henry is an Olivier Award winning actor for his role in Kinky Boots and has just been awarded an MBE as part of the Queen’s New Year’s Honour List for services to theatre and arts.
Professor Graham White’s 2013 adaptation of Thomas Hardy's Far From The Madding Crowd featured on BBC Radio 4 and available on IPlayer for the next month.
Professor Graham White has been appointed as the new Head of Drama, Theatre and Performance, taking over from Professor Jennifer Parker-Starbuck in January.
Professor Graham White’s new play set at the Hague Tribunal around the trial of Ratko Mladic has been featured on BBC Radio 4.
Professor Adrian Heathfield from the Department of Drama, Theatre and Performance opened the Doing Time exhibition at the 57th Venice Biennale, which features the works of the renowned artist Tehching Hsieh. Housed in the Palazzo delle Prigioni, close to St. Mark's Square, Doing Time is the most comprehensive exhibition of the artist's work to date. Detailed installations of two of Hsieh's One Year Performances – 'Time Clock Piece' and 'Outdoor Piece' – are on show, in which he pursued unprecedented acts of endurance, as well as three previously unseen works for the camera: Road Repair, Exposure and Jump.
On 18 May, 28 Drama, Theatre and Performance students will perform at the Horniman Museum and Gardens in a one off production with the People Show, as part of the Museums at Night festival.
Frazer Blaxland, a graduate of Roehampton in Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies, will be taking the lead role of Jesus in an open-air Community Passion Play. The community production of up to 250 performers will take place through the streets of Marlborough in Wiltshire on Easter Sunday.
Adrian Heathfield, Professor of Performance and Visual Culture in the Department of Drama, Theatre and Performance, will curate Taiwan's Pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennale, opening in May 2017.
Dr Emily Orley, a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Drama, Theatre and Performance, will be presenting her solo performance Searching Shadows at the One Festival in London in January.