Paul Allain specialises in actor training, Eastern and East European/Russian Theatre forms including the work of Gardzienice, Grotowski and Andrei Droznin.
History of Art
ETRN to host Kantor Symposium in September
The European Theatre Research Network (ETRN) and School of Arts will be hosting a Symposium to celebrate the life and work of the Polish theatre director and visual artist Tadeusz Kantor on 18-19th September. This event is also being run in conjunction with the Polish Cultural Institute, London and the Institute of Adam Mickiewicz, Warsaw. More information on the symposium can be found here.
23 July 2015
Fine Art Lecturer, Adam Chodzko, Shortlisted for Derek Jarman Film Award
Congratulations to Adam Chodzko, Senior Lecturer in Fine Art who has been shortlisted for the Derek Jarman Film Award alongside 5 other film makers and directors. The award (and also our School of Arts building) is named after film maker Derek Jarman. Adrian Wootton, chief executive of Film London, the body that organises the award, said it “showcases some of the UK’s most interesting artists working with the mo...
23 July 2015
Leverhulme Trust award
Professor Paul Allain has received £76,980 from the Leverhulme Trust over two years for a research grant. The project is titled ‘Physical Actor Training – an Online A-Z and ebook', and is to make films and companion commentaries for Methuen Drama Bloomsbury. Our former colleague Prof Frank Camilleri is Co-I, who will be visiting for the project, and we will be appointing a research assistant with experience of digital manipulation of film material and online ...
3 July 2015
Arts Admin Team Highly Commended at THELMAs
Congratulations to our admin team who have been ‘Highly Commended’ at the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2015 in the category of Outstanding Departmental Administration Team. Our admin team was commended for: high-quality support for students with disabilities professional research support for the REF (Research Excellence Framework) submission setting up the Kent Arts Network for alumni and partners in the creative ...
2 July 2015
Save the date for the Beacon Institute Lighthouse Launch Event
The Beacon Institute, Brompton Academy and the School of Arts cordially invite you to… The Beacon Institute Lighthouse Launch Event At The Covered Courtyard, Historic Dockyard, Chatham 26 SEPTEMBER 2015 6-8pm You are warmly invited to celebrate the inaugural year of the University of Kent’s Beacon Institute: Illuminating Arts and Science. Lighthouses are the symbol for this live interdisciplinary vent...
2 July 2015