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Writing for Performance Workshop - Building a Character
Thur 18 Oct 2012
Inua Ellams merges theatre, poetry and visual art, telling stories with iconic imagery, humour and beauty. He writes about his upbringing, the experience of immigration, and of living in the UK today, bringing words to life with pace, rhythm, cadence and intonation. Join Inua for this professional development workshop before his show Black T-Shirt Collection which has just been performed at the National Theatre, a fantastic opportunity to work with a nationally acclaimed, fringe first award winning spoken word and theatre artist looking at the skills and techniques used in his writing process particularly how to create a three dimensional character within a short space of time.
Using Circus in Performance Workshop
Wed 3 Oct 2012
Professional development workshop with Mish Weaver to explore the potential of circus disciplines and training in making new work. A discursive and practical approach to working with circus disciplines and movement in the making of performance - looking at process and integration of skills with content. Through a series of games and improvisation, we will explore circus as a story telling and entertainment genre. Director of Box of Frogs, Mish Weaver, has been teaching, performing, choreographing and directing in circus and dance performance for over twenty years and still loves it.
Mon 9 Jan 2012
Led by Upswing’s Artistic Director, Vicki Amedume, the workshop utilised a variety of pieces of equipment including aerial hoop, strops and silks. Mixing techniques from trapeze, acrobatics and dance. It is a dynamic and energetic session through which you can use flight, momentum and lift to create exciting solo and duet routines.
Rule Based Devising Workshop
Wed 1 Feb 2012
Drawing on Third Angel’s own methods of creating theatre and installation, this workshop is designed to explore a number of different avenues initiating the making of new work, focusing on rule-based systems of devising, which restrict the performer’s options but consequently encourage creative results. Led by Third Angel’s Artistic Director, Alexander Kelly.
Cinema Meets Theatre: Slow Mo’, Bullet time and The World Upside Down
Tues 24 Apr 2012
This workshop explored the creation of live filmic effects on stage.
Pleasure, Play and Patience: Strategies for Devising Contemporary Performance
Thur 3 Nov 2011
This workshop equiped participants with the tools to devise new work both individually and collaboratively. Using Live Art and contemporary performance strategies, students generated material which explored the personal, political and popular in our everyday lives.
Physical Theatre Workshop
Tues 11 Oct 2011
During a two-hour physical theatre workshop a member of RedCape Theatre explored themes from their show 1 Beach Road and shared some of their devising techniques with participants.