Professor Simon Trussler (1942-2019)

It is with much sadness that we have to report the recent death of Professor Simon Trussler, Emeritus Professor of the College and a former Senior Research Fellow here. 

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Black Theatre Celebrated

Rose Bruford College graduates have been at the heart of BBC programmes celebrating inspirational figures in black Theatre.

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Chris Johnston Memorial Fund

Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance is delighted to announce the opening of the Chris Johnston Memorial Fund – we are now accepting applications for the 2018 award. 

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