Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures

School of Performance and Cultural Industries




Dance performance

Leila Jancovich awarded £200,000 research grant addressing failure in cultural participation

July 19th, 2018

The project will explore the value of recognising and understanding failure in cultural participation policies and projects

School hosts annual Drama Teachers' Conference

July 17th, 2018

The School recently hosted the third annual Drama Teachers’ Conference, bringing teachers together from across the region and marking the School’s on going commitment to arts education.

Photo: Sir Alan Langlands, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Leeds, and Professor Alice O'Grady, Head of School of Performance and Cultural Industries, with Princess Kako in the Stage@Leeds theatre.

Princess Kako completes year in the UK as an exchange student

June 11th, 2018

Princess Kako of Akishino, the 23-year-old granddaughter of Japanese Emperor Akihito, has completed her year as an exchange student at the University of Leeds.

Image of Jonathan Pitches.

Professor shortlisted in TaPRA awards

May 24th, 2018

Professor Pitches has been nominated in the TaPRA Research Prize for Editing category

RIFT Actors reading from scripts

Festival of plays features new writing by postgraduate playwrights

May 22nd, 2018

Eight short plays written by students on the MA Writing for Performance and Publication were recently performed by actors from the West Yorkshire Playhouse

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