Saturday 30 March 2019

Bloomsbury Theatre - JUST ANNOUNCED: Performance Lab at Bloomsbury Theatre

Just announced: Performance Lab
Eleven experiments in science and the arts
Experience cutting-edge research from UCL – one of the world’s leading universities – brought to life onstage by artists, dancers, opera singers and stand-up comedians.

Tickets are available now for a radical season of talks, theatre and musical performances - with many events free to attend and a top ticket price of £10. Read on to find out more...
What's on at the Bloomsbury Theatre 
Neuroscientist Prof. Sophie Scott reveals the secrets of a good giggle with comedians Tim Key, Maawan Rizwan and Stuart Goldsmith. 2 May. £10
The Tsar Wants His Photograph TakenResearchers from UCL Hebrew and Jewish Studies shed new light on Kurt Weill's rarely seen comic opera. 4 May. £10
A Shakespeare performance like no other, with new imaging technology that shows what’s happening in the actors’ brains. 15 + 16 May. £10
A free symposium on how performance can animate research – and how research can inspire art. 29 April. Free

The world’s only improvising opera company reveals the untold stories of objects from UCL museums. 7 May. £10

Professor of Philosophy Dr Tom Stern and theatre director Gregory Thompson untangle tragedy and catharsis. 10 May. £5

Artists and scholars from Lebanon and the UK present a free evening of soundscapes inspired by the city. 15 May. Free

A chance to discuss the relationship between music and the city followed by a live performance. 17 May. Free daytime talk. £10 evening performance

An original musical about the birth of colour photography taking in Gershwin, Einstein and Hitler. 18 May. £10

Artist Liz Orton explores medical imaging technologies to see the body as a new kind of archive. 20 June. £6
Over at the Grant Museum of Zoology
Just around the corner from the theatre at the Grant Museum of Zoology, award-winning artist Tom Bailey presents Vigil, a wild, playful encounter with internationally threatened species. 

Space is limited for this special performance, which draws on UCL research and the museum's weird and wonderful animal specimens. 6 + 7 June. £5
Bloomsbury Theatre
University College London
15 Gordon Street
London WC1H 0AH
Photos from top: Locus developed by Amanda Simo Rodriguez and Anthos Venizelos with dancer Saloni Saraf. Bloomsbury Theatre 2019 © Belinda Lawley; Professor Sophie Scott; Flute Theatre. Bloomsbury Theatre 2019 © Belinda Lawley; Tom Bailey.