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DA’VINE JOY RANDOLPH (MIO ’09) WINS SUPPORTING ACTRESS BAFTA

Congrats to alum Da’Vine Joy Randolph (MIO ‘09)  on winning the BAFTA for Supporting Actress for The Holdovers at the 2024 BAFTA Film Awards!   In her speech, Da’Vine shared her …

February 19th, 2024 by

TWO ALUMNI WIN GOLDEN GLOBES AT THE 2024 CEREMONY!

Congratulations to alums Paul Giamatti (MIO ‘89) and Da’Vine Joy Randolph (MIO ‘09) who both won Golden Globe awards for their work in the film The Holdovers at the 81st Annual …

January 8th, 2024 by

ALUM TARELL ALVIN MCCRANEY (MIO ’05) TO GEFFEN PLAYHOUSE

Congratulations to alum Tarell Alvin McCraney (MIO ’05) who was just appointed artistic director for Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles! “Playwright and Academy Award-winning screenwriter Tarell Alvin McCraney has been …

September 15th, 2023 by

“LESSONS FROM BLACK BRITISH THEATRE” IN ARTSPRO

“In addition to lectures, our busy schedules were filled with afternoon workshops, live theatre and cultural excursions. Acclaimed Black playwrights, including [Winsome] Pinnock and Roy Williams, generously shared their lives …

September 15th, 2023 by

REMEMBERING CHADWICK BOSEMAN

The British American Drama Academy family is deeply saddened by the news of Midsummer in Oxford alumnus (1998) Chadwick Boseman’s untimely passing. Ian Wooldridge, BADA’s former Dean & Director, remembers …

August 29th, 2020 by

PRESS: PAUL RUDD (MIO ’93) INTERVIEWED BY JACK SMART (SHX ’10)

Alum Jack Smart (SHX ’10), the Awards Editor for Backstage and the host of Backstage‘s In The Envelope: An Awards Podcast, recently interviewed alum Paul Rudd (MIO ’93) about his long and …

January 9th, 2020 by

PRESS: CHADWICK BOSEMAN (MIO ’98) ON THE GRAHAM NORTON SHOW

Recently, alum Chadwick Boseman (MIO ’98) was on BBC One’s The Graham Norton Show to discuss his new film 21 Bridges. Graham asked Chadwick about the “mysterious benefactor” whose support allowed him to …

November 18th, 2019 by

PRESS: ALUM ANNA GUNN (LTP ’88) ON LONDON AND HER WEST END DEBUT

Alumna Anna Gunn (LTP ’88) was recently interviewed by the Evening Standard about her West End debut in The Night of the Iguana at the Noël Coward Theatre. In the interview, …

July 10th, 2019 by

JENNIFER STEIL (LTP ’89) IN CONVERSATION WITH CHRISTOPHER COOK 

Jennifer Steil has crammed more lives into her suitcase than most of us can dream of packing. She trained in theatre, worked as a journalist in Yemen, and spent four …

June 5th, 2019 by

PRESS: BEN EDELMAN (MIO ’12) DISCUSSES ACTING IN “ADMISSIONS” IN LONDON

Alum Ben Edelman (MIO ’12) was recently interviewed by Broadway.com about appearing in Joshua Harmon’s Admissions at Lincoln Center in New York and at Trafalgar Studios in London. Ben talks about …

April 9th, 2019 by

PRESS: RYAN JAMAAL SWAIN WRITES ABOUT “POSE” IN BACKSTAGE

Alum Ryan Jamaal Swain (MIO ’14) writes for Backstage’s “Notes from the Field” about acting, dance, and working on Pose on FX: There are only a few times where I can say …

December 4th, 2018 by

AN EVENING WITH JUSTIN THEROUX (BCP ’91)

American Friends of BADA President Lydia Carlston (MIO ’01) welcomed BADA friends, supporters, faculty, and alumni to an intimate evening in her home for a festive cocktail party featuring a conversation …

October 11th, 2018 by

PRESS: PAUL RUDD (MIO ’93) ON CELEBRITY AND HIS MIO EXPERIENCE

“I loved it. I loved working on Shakespeare. I loved living in the dorms at Oxford. I loved walking the campus. I loved getting tea. I loved memorising the lines. I loved working on the plays…”

August 1st, 2018 by

PRESS: CHADWICK BOSEMAN IN AMERICAN WAY

Midsummer in Oxford alum Chadwick Boseman (MIO ’98) talks to American Way magazine about playing trailblazers, launching into the Marvel Universe as Black Panther, and his time in Oxford with BADA. From …

January 29th, 2018 by

AN EVENING WITH TARELL ALVIN MCCRANEY (MIO ’05)

American Friends of BADA President, Lydia Carlston (MIO ’01) hosted a fundraising evening at her home featuring BADA alumnus and Academy Award winner Tarell Alvin McCraney in conversation with BADA’s …

October 25th, 2017 by

AUGUST 2017 NEWSLETTER

In this issue of the BADA Newsletter: Faculty member Eunice Roberts appointed Dean of BADA; Norman Ayrton – Requiescat in pace; “An Accountant’s life for me” – an interview with Managing …

August 3rd, 2017 by

MARCH 2017 NEWSLETTER

In this issue of the BADA Newsletter:
• An interview with new Shakespeare instructor Paul O’Mahony about the Year Long London Theatre Program
• Introducing BADA’s new Brand and Website
• Photos from the new LTP Acting for Film & Screen course!

March 10th, 2017 by

MIDSUMMER IN OXFORD ALUM TARELL ALVIN MCCRANEY WINS AN OSCAR!

Congratulations to Tarell Alvin McCraney (MIO ’05) who won for Best Adapted Screenplay for Moonlight, which was based on his play In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue.  

February 28th, 2017 by

PRESS: PAUL RUDD IN THE NEW YORK TIMES

Alum Paul Rudd (MIO ’93) talks to the New York Times about Ant-Man, acting (including his time at BADA), being “likeable”, and his long and varied career.   Photo of …

July 10th, 2015 by