We know that this is a uniquely challenging time to be considering your Higher Education choices. We are very aware that the effects of COVID-19 on your education, and the cancellation of exams for UK students could be causing you some additional stress or anxiety. Deciding whether to travel to the UK for your studies has become more complex than normal for international students.
Topher has over 20 years of outputs spanning broadcasting, theatre, performance, writing, experimental film and site-specific work. His focus has been on sexuality, masculinity, race, human rights, memoir and climate change
Rose Bruford College must both listen and lead in the current conversations about addressing racism, supporting our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) students, staff and alumni, and enabling learning and working spaces with true equality and inclusion at their heart.
In response to the death of George Floyd and the debate and reflections that have followed regarding diversity within our sector and the wider community, our students and alumni have been recording their powerful messages.
In solidarity with the many voices protesting at the death of George Floyd in the United States, which alert us to institutional racism, violence and other forms of discrimination worldwide, we are reaching out to ensure that all of the Rose Bruford College community of students, staff and alumni feel supported.
London’s Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance has launched a range of online summer masterclasses and workshops run by internationally renowned practitioners including; Catherine Fitzmaurice (Fitzmaurice Voicework), Michele Shay (Acting August Wilson), Forrest McClendon (Character Driven Dramaturgy for Storytellers) and Wendell Beavers (The Somatic Performer and Six Viewpoints).
Final year Rose Bruford College BA (Hons) Actor Musicianship student Christian Powlesland, has enlisted the help of fellow students, alumni and staff to perform and record a charity single he has written in support of the NHS and Acting for Others charity.
Trevor Rhone, one of Rose Bruford College's most distinguished early alumni, has been remembered in Sidcup. The Lamorbey and Sidcup Local History Society has designed and installed a number of banners of notable people who have been associated with Sidcup.
Thanks to Robe Lighting, Rose Bruford College students from BA (Hons) Creative Lighting Control and BA (Hons) Lighting Design programmes had the unique opportunity to work at the prestigious Total Production International (TPi) Awards.
The announcement of the 2020 Olivier Awards nominee list resulted in a range of nominations for Rose Bruford College alumni from the School of Performance and School of Design, Management and Technical Arts.
A performance of Market Boy by final year BA (Hons) Acting and BA (Hons) Actor Musicianship students from Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance has raised over £630 for the Mayor of Bexley’s charity appeal.
Graduating students from Rose Bruford College’s School of Design, Management and Technical Arts hosted an industry-networking event for over 80 invited industry guests at the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) in London on Tuesday 14 May 2019.
Final year students from the BA (Hons) European Theatre Arts programme will be presenting a festival of 35 performances showcasing distintive and innovative new work in the College's Barn and Rose Theatres over a three-week period in April and May 2019.
Audiences of students, staff, alumni and members of the public helped raise over £130 for the Graeae Ensemble campaign following the theatre company’s two performances of And Others in the College’s Rose Theatre, Sidcup on Tuesday 16 April 2019.
A five-year British Council funded partnership programme between London’s Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance and the Uzbekistan State Institute of Art and Culture, has culminated in the first ever UK performance of Hamlet in the Uzbekistan language.
Students from Rose Bruford College's Theatre for Young Audiences and Actor-Musicianship MA programmes have collaborated with local students on a groundbreaking project exploring how classic theatre texts can be unlocked for a range of ages.
Rose Bruford College BA (Hons) Theatre Studies student Patricia Riley has recently published the second edition of her book Looking for Githa, on the life of the early 20th century playwright Githa Sowerby.
Second year BA (Hons) Lighting Design Student, Espen Karlsen has returned to Rose Bruford College following a successful industry placement at Hull City of Culture working on the Where Do We Go From Here? art installation by the internationally renowned Jason Bruges Studio.
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%.
100% of 2018 BA (Hons) Acting and BA (Hons) Actor Musicianship graduates, eligible to work in the UK, have either had agent offers or progressed into employment. Agents signed to include; Olivia Bell Management, Global Artists and Howard Cook Associates and The Artists Partnership.
Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance and the Lighting Education Trust (LET) have announced a prestigious partnership to develop a new undergraduate Lighting Design degree pathway in Space and Architecture.
On Sunday 1 July 2018, 2012 Rose Bruford College BA (Hons) European Theatre Arts graduate Nanna Gunnars will host the launch of the inaugural Reykjavik Fringe Festival, a festival she has founded to provide opportunities for Icelandic and International artists to showcase their work.
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.
Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance has been ranked as the top drama school in the world and one of only two creative arts specialist higher education institutions in the top 25 globally ranked universities for student mobility.
Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance is to develop a new £3.5 million Centre for Digital Creation and Production with investment and support from industry partners, including leading companies such as; Autodesk, Cast Ltd., Disguise (formerly d3 Technologies), ETC (Electronic Theatre Controls) Ltd., Philips Lighting, Robe and White Light.
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.
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.
Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance are building on their reputation as world leaders in the training of actor-musicians by launching a new Actor-Musicianship* MA/MFA programme from October 2018.
BAFTA nominated Hayley Squires, Theatre Director and Designer Ultz and Reggae DJ David Rodigan were amongst those conferred as Fellows of Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance at the graduation ceremony on Friday 15 September 2017.
Rose Bruford College has been awarded a Gold award in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), which was introduced by the Government to recognise and reward excellent teaching in UK higher education providers.
A theatre company formed by students on the College’s BA (Hons) European Theatre Arts programme has recently returned from a successful trip to Sweden where they performed their debut production The Crossing Place at the prestigious Västmanlands Teater in Västerås.
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.