Theatre and Performance, Ecology and Heritage

The theme of our recent Performing Arts event: ‘Ecology and Heritage’ may not have been the most obvious topic for a workshop highlighting research in theatre and performance. However, representatives of the RSPB, Velocity, Northlight Heritage,  Environmental Arts Festival Scotland and Glasgow City Council all agreed with academics from the College of Arts that performance […]

Engaging the Public with Performing Arts

Claire Booth as Ellida in Craig Armstrong’s The Lady from the Sea. Credit Richard Campbell. The performing arts are inescapably social and public. The performing arts presume the presence of an audience – an exchange between performer and witness. Further, theatre-making is, generally, a collaborative process involving actors, directors, writers, technicians, designers, managers and many […]