Cinderella review: you shall go to the ball!

January 7th, 2020

The John Mather Trust is a charitable organisation set up by its eponymous benefactor to benefit young people in the West of Scotland, specifically to assist them in getting a foothold in a wide range of careers from trades and engineering to the arts. Marjorie Calder, Director of OceanBlue Consulting, was invited along by the

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Graduate of the Month: Amy Rosa

June 21st, 2018

Live artist Amy Rosa works with a wide variety of materials from the likes of woods, beaches, parks – and even electric fencing. The BA Contemporary Performance Practice (2013) graduate was recently named as the recipient of the 2018 Adrian Howells Award for intimate performance. She will use the award to undergo a year-long process

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Come look at the freaks

May 18th, 2018

BA Musical Theatre students opened their final RCS show, Side Show, at West Brewery on Wednesday night. Marketing manager and musical theatre lover Linda Innes went to see the students perform one last time.  The opening number of Side Show encourages you to stare at the freaks. From the bearded lady to the human pin

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Under the Spotlight: Ava Kostia

April 11th, 2018

Musical theatre performer, Shakespearean actor and fight director – Ava Kostia (BA Musical Theatre 2015) is enjoying a varied, exciting career in the performing arts. The 23-year-old, who is based in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, discusses her work in the world of theatrical combat and looks back on her studies at the Royal Conservatoire

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Sarah Miele

March 15th, 2018

Sarah Miele Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. We caught up with Sarah to reflect on her time at RCS. What was the path that led you to study at RCS?  I was involved a lot with drama in school, I did various youth classes in my hometown of Edinburgh and then eventually got involved with

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Graduate of the Month: Damian Cruden

December 7th, 2017

With the festive season in full swing, our December Graduate of the Month is someone steeped in theatre and pantomime – oh yes he is! Damian Cruden has enjoyed incredible longevity at York Theatre Royal and shows no signs of slowing, as Mark Good finds out.   Damian Cruden is like the cat that got

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Off-Kilter At Tron Theatre

May 11th, 2017

As someone who struggles to pat her head and rub her stomach at the same time, I was in awe at RCS lecturer Ramesh’s ability to multitask his movements in his latest visual theatre show, Off-Kilter at Tron Theatre.

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