Category Archives: Past Events

Poel Event 2014 – Report

The Poel Event 2014 was held on the 5th and 14th February. Following feedback in 2012 from participating actors it was agreed that this year’s Poel Event should take place over … Continue reading


Annual Address 2014 – report

The Society for Theatre Research’s Annual Address Presented on 20 May 2014, by Professor Richard Foulkes Indoors and No Heavy Lifting: 50 Years of Theatre Research I am not at all … Continue reading


Theatre Book Prize – Full Report & Audio

THEATRE BOOK PRIZE for books published in 2013 The presentation of the STR Theatre Book Prize for books published in 2013 took place in the Val Parnell Suite of the London … Continue reading


Researching Theatre in the Round

The extraordinary story of a small town on the Yorkshire coast making an indelible mark on theatre across the country and round the world. 2nd-3rd July 2014 Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, … Continue reading


2014 Craig Lecture

4th June 2014, 7-9pm. Central School of Speech & Drama | map This year’s Gordon Craig Lecture, in association with the Central School of Speech & Drama, will be given by … Continue reading


New Researchers’ Network – Inaugural Symposium

Tuesday 20th May 2014, 10am-5pm Theatres Trust, 22 Charing Cross Road, London Members are warmly invited to join us to support the inaugural symposium of the Society for Theatre Research’s (STR) … Continue reading


IFTR World Congress 2014

University of Warwick 28 July – 1st August 2014 Introduction | Conference Theme | Call for Papers | New Scholars’ Forum | Working Groups Introduction We are delighted to invite you … Continue reading


Poel Event 2014 – Free Workshops

Free Workshops for Equity Actors at the NATIONAL THEATRE and the ROYAL CENTRAL SCHOOL OF SPEECH and DRAMA The Society for Theatre Research is pleased to announce that the next Poel … Continue reading


New Researchers’ Network – Dinner

5pm, 17th December 2013 Spaghetti House, Sicilian Avenue, London (nearest tube: Holborn) The New Researchers’ Network will be meeting on Tuesday 17th December for an informal dinner prior to Dr Vanessa … Continue reading


Talks About Shakespeare’s Time

WHEN TORCHLIGHT MADE AN ARTIFICIAL – MOON RICH CITY, POOR CITY – WHY WAS THE GLOBE ROUND? – THE PEOPLE’S PUBLIC HERO – STUCK UP AND DOWN ABOUT THE CITY Just … Continue reading


Frank Matcham Society 2013 Theatre Seminar

National Theatres! Friday, October 25th, 2013 London The Frank Matcham Society marks the 50th anniversary of the opening of the UK’s National Theatre at the Old Vic with a one day … Continue reading


Wickham Lecture 2013

“Are we all met?” Shakespeare among the amateurs, then and now 17th October 2013, 5.30pm The Wickham Theatre, University of Bristol Presented by Professor Michael Dobson This year’s lecture will look … Continue reading