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Sweeney Todd in Budapest

BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design Student Course news

Second year BA (Hons) Costume student, Nikki Konkoly, spent her summer holiday in her home town of Budapest dressing the international cast of Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

She told us more about the project:

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Collaborative Project Success

BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design Course news / Engage – Published 30th Sep 16

BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design collaborate on Inside Out Dorset Performance Festival.

The festival saw a range of inspiring and uplifting performances and installations on the subject of climate change and the natural environment. Multi-disciplinary company Arbonauts presented Soaring Sky, a site-specific performance in the sand dunes (Whitepits) of Hengistbury Head.

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Costume Lecturer visits Rio for AUB Research Project

BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design Staff Course news / Industry News / Inspire – Published 9th Aug 16

AUB Lecturer, Jon Croose, visits Rio over the 2016 Olympic Games, as part of an AUB Research Fellowship project.

Jon tells us more about his research:

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AUB collaborates with Modernism on Sea Festival

BA (Hons) Architecture / Costume and Performance Design / Graphic Design Course news / Engage / Industry News – Published 22nd Jun 16

AUB students and staff contribute to the Modernism on Sea Festival. The festival celebrated Art and Culture of the 1930’s and took place at Talbot Heath School to mark their 130-year anniversary.

Among the many 1930’s inspired events that took place, BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design ran a workshop in Millinery and Modernism,  BA (Hons) Graphic Design ran a Type Print workshop while course leader, Simon Beeson from BA (Hons) Architecture gave an inspirational lecture.

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Professor Les Ebdon CBE visits AUB

BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design Student Collaborate / Course news / Industry News / Make – Published 18th May 16

Earlier today, AUB received a visit from Professor Les Ebdon CBE, Director of the Office for Fair Access to Higher Education (OFFA).

Professor Ebdon met with students and academic staff to discuss access to Higher Education and to learn more about the creative work that AUB is doing to help those from all backgrounds to achieve their academic ambitions.

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Wimborne Community Theatre Collaboration

BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design Student Collaborate / Course news / Make – Published 10th May 16

Third year BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design students are busy at work creating the costumes and setting for the upcoming production of What They Left Behind by Wimborne Community Theatre

What They Left Behind is a new immersive play, exploring the legacy of objects and memories and their effect on people in Wimborne during the First World War, and how they connect with our lives today.

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Costume, Vis Com, Film & Acting collab on #ShakespeareSuperhero

BA (Hons) Acting / Costume and Performance Design / Visual Communication alumni / Collaborate / Course news / Industry News / Make – Published 24th Apr 16

What if Superheroes were around in Shakespearean times?

The BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design course has transformed DC Comic superheroes such as Batman, The Joker and Catwoman and reimagined them as Shakespearean characters in full Jacobean costume complete with ruffs, patterned silks and ornate cuffs and collars. The project is to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death on 23rd April 2016 and to celebrate the release of two DC movies this year – Batman v Superman in March and Suicide Squad in August.

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CRAB Drawing Studio hosts first exhibition

BA (Hons) Costume and Performance Design Course news / Industry News / Inspire in Drawing Studio – Published 22nd Mar 16

Designed by architect Professor Sir Peter Cook RA, and officially opened by Dame Zaha Hadid, AUB’s Drawing Studio will be hosting its first exhibition this month.

Opening today, the Drawing Studio’s first installation will showcase work by internationally renowned Director, Scenographer, Curator and Educator, Professor Pamela Howard OBE.

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