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AUB Shelley Season featured in local and national press

This Autumn, AUB marked the 200th anniversary of the publication of the iconic novel Frankenstein, with a whole season of productions to pay tribute to the author, Mary Shelley, receiving coverage both in local and national media.

The first plays of the series, Mary Shelley, Blood and Ice and Freakenstein, were all performed at The Shelley Theatre, a venue that was built for Mary by her son, with the later production CTRL C being performed in St. Peter’s Church, the rest place of Mary Shelley.

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Digital Dance

First year BA (Hons) Dance students have taken part in a workshop with digital dance specialist, Wayne Sables.

The aim of the residency was to explore the relationship between dance and digital technologies including film, projection and lighting, as well as to consider how the onlooker might view the work, whether as live or recorded performance.  

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A Day of Dance

BA (Hons) Dance students celebrate a day of dance, a collection of performances and events.

The performances and participatory events were produced, managed, choreographed and performed by students from first and second year of the BA (Hons) Dance course.

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What Would Alice Do?

What Would Alice Do?

Performed by second year BA (Hons) Dance Students from Arts University Bournemouth, this original piece is a ‘dance theatre’ take on the personality and character traits of one of the best known female heroines in children’s fiction.

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A Letter To My Future Self

Letter To My Future Self…

To make a story come true, it has to leave the page. We have to set it free. We are the keepers of our own stories, but the key that unlocks them is not always easy to find… Who am I? Why am I here? What memories will I leave behind?

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Blood and Ice

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Mary Shelley

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Freakenstein

Freakenstein…

The play is described as a fun and freaky theatrical experience, drawing on the themes of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, with a contemporary twist.

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CTRL C

CTRL C…

This piece was written in collaboration with AUB Creative Writing students and was directed by Tamsin Fessey.

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Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar…

Julius Caesar follows the career of the infamous Roman politician and general, who played a critical role in the events that led to the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire.

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