Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures

School of Performance and Cultural Industries




Exciting opportunities for students at The West Yorkshire Playhouse

June 2nd, 2017

A second year Theatre and Performance student, Becky Salt, has been active in seeking opportunities within the industry.

Bellow Blows Hot

May 24th, 2017

Current MA Writing for Performance and Publication student Maureen Lennon has been enjoying success in Hull and around the country with her company, Bellow Theatre.

New play marks the end of British coal mining

May 2nd, 2017

A new play about the demise of Britain’s coal mining industry by University of Leeds lecturer Garry Lyons has received its first public performance to a sell-out audience.

Scholarship Success for PhD Candidates

April 26th, 2017

Two PhD candidates have secured White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities (WRoCAH) scholarship to support their studies as postgraduate researchers in the School.

Yunying Zhao and Li Zhao interviewing Dave Tabron of Blueberry Academy.

Cultural Institute celebrates student filmmaking talent

April 20th, 2017

The new Short Film Prize in Digital Creativity, established by the Cultural Institute, is encouraging student filmmakers to showcase some of its ground-breaking research into creativity.

International Network for Audience Research

April 4th, 2017

The new International Network for Audience Research in the Performing Arts (iNARPA) hosted its first event in the series yesterday.

Leeds top five for student experience

March 23rd, 2017

Leeds has been voted in the top five universities in the UK in the new Times Higher Education’s Student Experience Survey.

Students cast in contemporary adaptation of Romeo and Juliet

March 15th, 2017

BA Theatre and Performance students cast in a vibrant new production by West Yorkshire Playhouse, set against an epic northern landscape.

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