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First year Performing Arts student talks about how coronavirus has potentially created a new way to perform, digitally

Coronavirus has affected everyone in some sort of way, but first year student Beth tells us how she has adapted to the changes and how she has created a positive outcome from studying a creative course virtually.

 Bethany Cowton

Caitlin shares how she has been supported during the COVID-19 pandemic

Third year Performing Arts student Caitlin explains how the support from her tutors and peers has filled her with confidence for completing her final year.

 Caitlin Gorman

Infusing the challenges of COVID 19 into creating powerful performances

First year Theatre and Performance student Bethany started her university studies during the COVID 19 pandemic. She tells us how she adapted to a new way of learning, and even learnt to infuse the challenges she faced into creating performance work.

 Bethany Long
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Oliver Twist at Leeds Playhouse

Music Performance and Production student Alistair Lacey works on the new play ‘Oliver Twist’ at Leeds Playhouse featuring the use of integrated creative sign language, audio description and captioning.

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Stardom and the Archive

Director of Research for Leeds School of Arts Prof Robert Shail delivers a paper regarding the historical collection of press books held by the British Film Institute at the Stardom and Archive Conference 2020 in Exeter.

BA (Hons) Performance and Production Student Wins The Belfast Dawson's Singer Songwriter Competition

After winning her heat in November 2019 Leeds Beckett University student, Lucy Robinson, got through to the grand final which took place on the 10th of December 2019 in the famous Dark Horse, Belfast.

The Twenty-First Century Performance Reader

Academics from The Leeds School of Arts are set to mark the launch of The Twenty-First Century Performance Reader with a series of durational readings and in-conversation sessions featuring Professor Richard Demarco CBE at the Edinburgh festival.

Teresa Brayshaw
 Professor Noel Witts

European Unions: Chapter Three

Performance academics at Leeds Beckett University are collaborating with arts organisations across Europe to develop new, non-verbal methods of adult theatre education and increase participation in theatre.

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Leeds Beckett at Sibiu International Festival, Romania

This year has seen the 26th edition of this event, which is now one of the largest and most diverse festivals in Europe.

 Professor Noel Witts