Posted: 3 June 2016
Through a long and thorough process of research and collecting testimonials, Joana has developed a production on the history and memory and the relationship between problematic and conflicting memories, and the absence of state politics of memory in Portugal in recent times.
Built as a set of seven lecture-performances, each on a specific theme concerning the dictatorship and the revolution – this performance is an experience and an outstanding event that includes a meal halfway through, many iconic revolutionary songs, carnations and forbidden books read aloud.
A Living Museum was performed in May 2016 at the Festival Chantiers d'Europe, Thêátre de La Ville, Paris, to wide acclaim and a long standing ovation. Jorge Louraço Figueira, from Público, has described the performance as “a cultural event, wider than just a theatre play”.
The show has been awarded the Audience Choice Award from the
International Almada Festival, as well as being shortlisted for one of the ten
top performances in Portugal in 2014 by newspapers Público and Expresso, and
was nominated for best theatre play of 2014 by the Portuguese Author’s Society.
Drama Alumna Nominated for Olivier Award
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.
Posted: 16 March 2018
Roehampton students takeover the Horniman Museum
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.
Posted: 9 March 2018
Matt Henry MBE gives keynote at RSU LGBTQ+ Conference
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.
Posted: 22 February 2018