On Wednesday 5 June, Richmond upon Thames College (RuTC) UAL Performing and Production Arts Drama Level 3 students performed Sarah Kane’s play ‘4.48 Psychosis’. It was the last show and final major project of this academic year.
Kane battled with depression and her play, which reads like a poem, could be a journey through one person’s mind, or an interview between a doctor and his patient. Jane Swift, Performing Arts teacher at RuTC, commented on how the play could either be interpreted as a suicide note or how society handles mental health issues.
About the students’ involvement Jane Swift said, “This performance was a creative team work project; students performed, made the sound effects, designed the sets and costumes and marketed the play. I am very proud of the students’ extraordinary work.”
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