LSBU Student Theatre Company Presents Alice, by Laura Wade
21 October 2015
Drama and Performance Students from London South Bank University (LSBU)'s School of Arts and Creative Industries are set to perform Alice, by contemporary playwright Laura Wade, in the opening performance of the 2015-16 LSBU theatre season.
The LSBU Student Theatre Company will stage Wade's modern adaptation of Lewis
Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, in the year of the 150th
anniversary of the classic tale. Wade’s script explores bereavement and
imagination, through a wonderland escape-hatch.
The production will be directed by Tanya Roberts, Artistic Director of Metra Theatre, whose production of 3 Sisters - an adaptation of the Chekhov classic performed on
a canal boat - was programmed by The Lowry, The Wales Millennium Centre and The
Oxford Playhouse theatres. Tanya was previously an assistant director at The Young Vic,
and frequently works in education and with The International Shakespeare
Festival in Gdansk, Poland.
The students will be performing in the Edric Theatre, LSBU's dedicated space for theatre and performance, situated at the heart of the university's Southwark Campus.
Gill Foster, Artistic Director of the LSBU Student Theatre Company and Course Director, Drama and Performance, comments: “Students
are hard at work on the LSBU Student Theatre Company's 2015-16 season as they
experience the rigours of the professional theatre industry in a programme of
exciting, intensive performance projects, working with professional guest
directors, theatre companies and performers. Alice promises to be a wonderful
showcase of the talents of our students.”
Aliceruns from 22-23 October at the Edric Theatre, 103 Borough Road, SE1 0AA. Each performance commences at 7pm. Tickets: £8.50/ £5 concessions, available in advance from the Edric Theatre box office on firstname.lastname@example.org