"What follows is fitful, uncertain, even hallucinatory, although sometimes it can be an unstoppable avalanche."
Harold Pinter, Art, Truth & Politics Nobel Lecture 2005

Experience TURBULENCE, a festival of new work created and presented by MA Advanced Theatre Practice students from Central School of Speech and Drama, running from Wed 17th - Sat 27th June 2009.

TURBULENCE showcased the work of twelve new companies, made up of developing artists and practitioners from across the globe who came together on the MA Advanced Theatre Practice Course at Central School of Speech and Drama. With projects including devised plays, experiential theatre, visual media installations and documentary film making, TURBULENCE provided an opportunity to see the culmination of work created by the 2009 class, before they left their studies to continue their work elsewhere.

Previous graduates from the MA Advanced Theatre Practice course have included:

  • Bijan Sheibani - Associate Director, National Theatre
  • Mischa Twitchin - Founder, Shunt
  • Rufus Wright - Actor, Frost/Nixon (West End), Private Lives (Hampstead Theatre)
  • Adrienne Quartly - Sound Designer, The Tragedy of Thomas Hobbes (RSC), Stockholm (Frantic Assembly)
  • Matt Ball - Director, Camden People's Theatre and National Theatre of Wales


  • Turbulence - A Festival of New Work

    Turbulence - A Festival of New Work
    Wed 17th - Sat 27th June 2009
    Central School of Speech and Drama and other locations

    Productions:

    Gaston and The Bachelards present...
    'Little Dark Deeds'

    Cinergy present...
    'No One Here Gets Out Alive'

    Food For Thought present...
    'One Thing May Lead To Another'

    Stuff Theatre present...
    'Peace Talks Continue...'

    Mirrorface present...
    'Marzipan'

    Dramatica Britannica present...
    'England 2009'

    Tanzpire Theatre Company present...
    'Kaligazeri'

    Spitting Distance present...
    'Suckerville'

    2 Women Laughing present...
    'Laughter Clinic'

    The Other Theatre Co. present...
    'Trānsito'

    Shift+F7 present...
    'Flying Too Close To The Sun (and saying fuck you! to your dad on the way down)'

    Experientary present...
    'Just (Press) Play'