2018 Music On Stage Conference

We are delighted to announce the Call For Papers and dates for our seventh bi-annual international, interdisciplinary Music On Stage Conference.

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2018 Summer Schools and Masterclasses

The Rose Bruford College 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 is Sidcup, South East London.

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Bruford Backstage Experience 2018

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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Our London Season concludes with Assassins by Stephen Sondheim & John Weidman

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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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The Hairy Ape

BA (Hons) American Theatre Arts presents: The Hairy Ape by Eugene O’Neill


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Our London Season kicks off with Dogville, adapted from the celebrated crime drama by controversial screenwriter Lars von Trier.

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The Mandate

Our Autumn Season of classic plays, performed by students on our BA (Hons) Acting and BA (Hons) Actor Musicianship programmes, concludes with The Mandate by Nikolai Erdman translated by Declan Donnellan.

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Three Days in the Country

Our Autumn Season of classic plays, performed by students on our BA (Hons) Acting and BA (Hons) Actor Musicianship programmes, continues with Three Days in the Country by Patrick Marber

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Children of the Sun

Our Autumn Season of classic plays, performed by students on our BA (Hons) Acting and BA (Hons) Actor Musicianship programmes, gets underway with Children of the Sun by Maxim Gorky in a new version by Andrew Upton.
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Professor (Emeritus) Anthony David Hozier 1944 - 2017

It is with great sadness to have to announce the death of Professor (Emeritus) Anthony Hozier who died on the 31st August 2017 after a short illness. Graduates, teaching staff, theatre practitioners, and academics will remember Anthony as the embodiment of a significant and most valuable strand of their learning, teaching, and theatre practice.

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Summer 2017 Masterclasses and Workshops

Our Summer 2017 programme of introductory courses, advanced level masterclasses and workshops, provide you with the opportunity to study with some of the very best teachers and practitioners from across the world.

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Written by the company under the direction of Stephen Harper (Associate of Told by an Idiot)

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New Writing Season 2017

See the next generation of actors and actor musicians perform in three new plays in association with Tonic Theatre, Chaskis Theatre & Action To The Word.

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Fewer Emergencies In The Republic Of Happiness by Martin Crimp

In an age of extremes, when the stakes seem impossibly high, the gap between winners and losers grows ever wider. And what’s wrong with that? Martin Crimp’s satire of contemporary obsessions is given a sinister new twist in this multi-media production integrating live music, video projection and a can-do attitude.

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Contemporary Directions

Following on from December’s workshops, Directing’s Quantum Moment, Rose Bruford College is please to launch two further opportunities to develop your directing skills.

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Student Sets Up Clown Society

It is strictly no strings attached (other than the ones to red noses).  BA (Hons) European Theatre Arts student Miranda Porter talks about the Rose Bruford College Clowning Society.

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A Gig A Byte

An interactive science-fiction concert-installation of 37 performers, guided by the audio tour for 45 participants, called trippers.

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Rose Bruford College Jubilee Fund 2017

Rose Bruford College is now accepting applications for the Jubilee Fund 2017. This year the fund will be used to subsidise graduate company performances in our managed space within the Summerhall complex in Edinburgh throughout the Edinburgh Fringe 2017.

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In time of stagnation, progress awaits no one.

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L.Inc. Clean Love: An Introduction

Feeling disconnected from what you want, need and desire? L:Inc invites you to an exclusive open day. Come and meet our trainers, coaches and staff who believe that although love is complex it isn’t impossible to understand.

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The Seagull

Our Autumn Season of classic plays, performed by students on our BA (Hons) Acting and BA (Hons) Actor Musicianship programmes, concludes with The Seagull by Anton Chekhov, in a version by Martin Crimp

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Directing Workshops Announced

Two new Contemporary Directions workshops in the ongoing Rose Bruford College/Presence Theatre Exploration of Directing and Director Training have been announced.

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2016 Autumn Season of Classic Plays

Tickets for our Autumn Season of classic play, performed by students on our BA (Hons) Acting and BA (Hons) Actor Musicianship programmes  in collaboration with students from the School of Design, Management and Technical Arts, are now on sale via our box office.

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BA (HONS) Opera Study Day

This is an opportunity for you to meet fellow students and hear guest speakers on opera - Dr John Andrews Opera Director (he spoke at Buxton), lighting in opera - Hansjörg Schmidt Director of Lighting, Rose Bruford College and study tips from Frank Trew (College Librarian) and Dr Jane Schopf.

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William Forster

We were saddened to hear of the recent passing of graduate Will Forster on Wednesday 10 August.

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EU Referendum Result Statement

As an international drama school, Rose Bruford College is proud of our tradition of welcoming students, staff and industry practitioners from across Europe and the rest of the world. The result of the Referendum does not change our position at all and we remain committed to working with European partners on exchange study and research opportunities.

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Oscar Winner Joins New Theatre Contemporaries on London’s South Bank

A host of industry guests, including Oscar winner and Honorary Fellow Jenny Beavan, attended the 2016 Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance New Theatre Contemporaries Graduate Exhibition and New Writing Season, at the prestigious Bargehouse on London’s South Bank from the 8-12 June 2016.

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