Bruford Backstage Experience 2020

We are once again offering a unique opportunity for you to join students, from our School of Design, Management and Technical Arts, for a rare insight into the work of a production team as they prepare for a performance at Stratford Circus Arts Centre.

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Iceland Auditions

We will be in Reykjavík on Saturday 14 March 2020 running a workshop and auditions for applicants. 

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Norway Auditions

We will be in Romerike, Norway on Sunday 8 March 2020 running a workshop and auditions for applicants.  

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Sidcup MA/MFA Information Evening

Join us for an information evening for our MA/MFA programmes in Actor Musicianship, Collaborative Theatre Making, International Theatre Practice and Performance and Theatre for Young Audiences.

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Early Years LAB with La Baracca

Join Andrea Buzzetti from award-winning Italian theatre company La Baracca for a 4-day exploration of dance-theatre aimed at an early years audience at The Place, London. This event is a collaboration between Rose Bruford College’s Theatre for Young Audiences Centre, Jo Belloli and The Place

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Bernadine Evaristo Wins Booker Prize

Rose Bruford College Fellow, Bernadine Evaristo MBE, has been named as joint winner, alongside Margaret Attwood, of the prestigious Booker Prize for her novel Girl, Woman, Other.

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The Unreturn of Lydia Osborn

A devised performance being peformed at the Edinburgh Fringe by MA/MFA Actor Performer Training students, Directed by Gabriel Gawin. 

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Freddie Jones (1927-2019)

Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance is very sorry to hear of the death of Freddie Jones, one of the institution’s most distinguished alumni. 

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2019 Summer Schools and Masterclasses

Our 2019 summer programme of short courses and professional masterclasses provide an intensive summer of learning whatever your level of experience. All courses are taught in the specialist facilities of our green campus.

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Life, Apparently

Music and Lyrics by David Fallon, book by Sophie Bevan

A new musical inspired by the events of AIDS activist group: ACT UP New York.

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The Dwellers

by Jake Setters and Sam Baker Jones

When everything you know about the world changes, do you still look at the people around you the same way?

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by Henry Devas

When Ally returns home to Norfolk after a year’s absence to assist in planning her brother’s funeral, Her father’s and his relationship with his daughter are brought to their breaking point.

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2019 London Season at Stratford Circus

Our London Season of productions for final year BA (Hons) Acting and BA (Hons) Actor Musicianship students will be held at Stratford Circus Arts Centre from 1-23 March 2019. 

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Alternative Dramaturgy Season 2019
The Theatre-Makers of Tomorrow

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BA (Hons) European Theatre Arts in collaboration with BA (Hons) Creative Lighting Control, BA (Hons) Lighting Design & BA (Hons) Stage Management presents:


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BA (Hons) European Theatre Arts in collaboration with BA (Hons) Creative Lighting Control, BA (Hons) Lighting Design & BA (Hons) Stage Management presents:

Digit[all]  Enter

Devised by the company and directed by The Lab Collective.

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Anatoly Vasiliev To Speak At Rose Bruford College

Acclaimed theatre director and artistic director of the Moscow Theatre School of Dramatic Arts, Anatoly Vasiliev will be presenting a talk on Tuesday 4 December at Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance in Sidcup. 

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2018 Autumn Season of Plays

Our 2018 Autumn Season of classic plays will run from 30 October to 24 November in The Rose Theatre.

Performed by final year students on our BA (Hons) Acting and BA (Hons) Actor Musicianship programmes, in collaboration with the School of Design, Management and Technical Arts, it's the ideal opportunity to see the next generation of performers, designers and technicians before they embark on their careers.

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First Rose Bruford College Degrees Awarded

History was made when the first ever Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance degrees were awarded at a graduation ceremony in The Rose Theatre, Sidcup on Friday 14 September 2018.  

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Increase in Student Satisfaction at Rose Bruford College

The outcome of the 2018 National Student Survey shows an increase in student satisfaction at Rose Bruford College. The overall satisfaction score of 87% is above that of 2017 and significantly above the overall satisfaction score for the sector of 83%.

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Children’s Opera Conference Announced

Guest speakers from a range of prestigious opera companies will present papers on Children’s Opera this Autumn as part of the seventh biennial international “Music On Stage” conference.

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Double Success At The National Stage Management Awards

There was double success at the National Stage Managers Awards, held at Alexandra Palace on Wednesday 6 June 2018, with BA (Hons) Stage Management student Emily Walters and 2014 graduate Linnea Fridén Grønning both receiving awards.  

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James Dodding (1931 - 2018)

The College was saddened to learn of the death on 25 March 2018 of James Dodding, who had very longstanding connections with the institution both as a student, teacher and board member, and with Rose Bruford herself. 

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Rose Bruford College Students Light Up Industry Awards

Rose Bruford College lighting students Owen Yelland and Jordan Tinniswood were selected from students across the country to work for internationally renowned lighting company Robe at the prestigious TPi Lighting Awards at Battersea Evolution in London on 26 February 2018. 

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