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The APGRD is a research project based in the Classics Centre at the University of Oxford. It investigates the performance of ancient texts in any medium and any period, from Greek tragedy to Roman epic, from stage to screen, from antiquity to the present day.

A world-renowned international research centre, the APGRD has been at the forefront of classical reception studies for over fifteen years and is a pioneer in classical performance reception. For more information, visit the About us section, to learn about our archives and resources, visit Research collections.

Struan Leslie arrives as Artist in Residence

long exposure photograph of dancersWe are delighted to welcome Struan Leslie, movement director/choreographer/director, as Artist in Residence with APGRD/DANSOX for the week of 3 November 2014. He will give two workshops during the course of his residency, one for the Oxford University Classical Drama Society (OUCDS) and one for Oxford University Drama Society (OUDS).

Struan has worked with the APGRD over many years, having previously conducted workshops under the Onassis Programme and having contributed a chapter on his work with choruses for the APGRD volume, The Ancient Dancer in the Modern World (2010). For more information, visit the TORCH website.