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
National Theatre's 'National Connections' success for Assistant Lecturer, Emma Reeder and Gulbenkian's Young Company
Emma Reeder (MDrama Applied Theatre Graduate), School of Art's Assistant Lecturer is the director of Gulbenkian's Young Company's production of The Edelweiss Pirates. This week the Edelweiss Pirates has been selected to be performed at the Olivier Theatre at the National Theatre as part of NT Connections. This is a tremendou...
22 May 2015
Dr Lavinia Brydon serves as Co-Investigator on AHRC Connected Communities project
The People’s Pier: The popular culture of pleasure piers and cultural regeneration through community heritage The People's Pier is a research project that investigates community piers as an emerging form of community hubs. Using the case studies of Clevedon and Hastings, the project will explore how the popular culture heritage of seaside piers can be used to the benefit of the community. Led by Dr Olu Jenz...
14 May 2015
Dr Ben Thomas on Marcus Rees Roberts and 'Hope: Artwork by Aithan Shapira'
Dr Ben Thomas, Senior Lecturer in History of Art, has published the first major article on the prints of contemporary artist Marcus Rees Roberts, described by Susan Tallman, editor of Art in Print, as ‘densely allusive paragons of cosmopolitan erudition’. You can read the full article here He has also contributed to the catalogue of contemporary artist Aithan Shapira’s exhibition Hope at the Florida H...
13 May 2015
Bond Writer, Robert Wade, to introduce May's 'FILM65'
Did you know that Robert Wade, writer of James Bond films such as 'Casino Royale,' 'Skyfall' and the eagerly anticipated 'Spectre,' is an alumni of Kent? Throughout this year, we have been celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the University of Kent with our film season 'Film65.' Robert Wade will be introducing the next instalment of Film65, 'The Ipcress File' on 20th May at the Gulbenkian Cinema. To mark this ...
6 May 2015
Summer Term Research Events
School of Arts Research Events Summer Term 2014/15 Wednesday 13th May, 5pm – 7pm, KLT3 ARC Research Seminar Professor Andy Hamilton, Durham University Art and Entertainment: Louis Armstrong, Charles Dickens, and Howard Hawks Louis Armstrong was a very great musical artist, who always thought of himself as an entertainer first: “My life has been music, it’s always come first, but the music ainR...
5 May 2015