UNITED KINGDOM: ‘How’s that possible?’: Royal Central principal’s surprise role

Olivier-nominated actress Josette Bushell-Mingo reflects on becoming principal of the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London, and how she wants to keep pushing hard questions about the role of arts in society -

"Central is one of the most dynamic and interesting institutions at the forefront of training in this country but people sometimes misunderstand the breadth of what we do as a community – we have renowned performance courses such as acting and musical theatre of course, but we also offer training in costume construction, sound production and prop making, in drama therapy and theatre criticism, and in applied theatre work for young people, as well as our civic work bringing drama into hospitals, prisons, and beyond,” explained Ms Bushell-Mingo."

Read the full article by Jack Grove for the Times Higher Education here

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