School of Arts

The blog of the School of Arts at the University of Surrey

Performance Philosophy and Non-Philosophy Study Day

Laura Cull was invited to speak in Ghent by the Orpheus Institute and the Music Experiment 21 research project. The project organised a Study Day on the theme of “Performance Philosophy and Non-Philosophy” around Laura’s work on Performance Philosophy and John Ó Maoilearca’s work on Non-Philosophy. Laura Cull has also been invited by the project to be on […]

School of Arts celebrates successes at the 2015 USSU Annual Student Awards

  The School of Arts is celebrating a long string of successes at the 2015 USSU Annual Student Awards, which were announced at an evening ceremony hosted by the University of Surrey Students’ Union on Thursday 21 May (pictured). Becky Ibbotson (BMus Music) was one of the winners of the Society STARS Award for Outstanding Contribution, […]

Laban/Lamb Symposium: Shaping Dynamics for Theatre and Dance – A Symposium on Movement and Physical Behaviours

On 18th April 2015, The Guildford School of Acting (GSA)/School of Arts at Surrey University, in conjunction with the National Resource Centre for Dance (NRCD) hosted the event – Rudolf Laban and Warren Lamb: Shaping Dynamics for Theatre and Dance – A Symposium on Movement and Physical Behaviours. This one-day event explored the applications of Laban and […]

School of Arts hosts ‘Careers in the Arts’ panel discussion, Ivy Arts Centre, 7 May 2015

The School of Arts, in collaboration with the Careers Service, hosted a ‘Careers in the Arts’ evening panel discussion at the Ivy Arts Centre on Thursday 7 May 2015. Chaired by the Director of the Careers Service, John Watkins, the panel comprised six speakers who were all recent Arts graduates (contact details below), all but […]

Album for the Young

In support of Guildford Cathedral’s Make Your Mark Campaign, Associate Tutor Dr. Maureen Galea recently organised a day of piano music from University students and teachers and children from across Surrey. Each played a contribution from an Album for the Young written by composers ranging from Schumann to Gubaidulina. The event brought over 30 performers […]

The School of Arts holds Learning and Teaching enhancement event

The School of Arts held a Learning and Teaching enhancement event on 14 January 2015, following the success of previous symposia in September 2014 and January 2014. In a change from previous events, this one adopted a seminar-style format throughout. It included a discussion forum on the School’s Personal Tutoring system as well as a training session on module […]

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