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About Our Workshops:

Our approach to workshops is simple; connecting experienced professional artists with teachers and young people to accelerate learning and understanding of the theatrical form. Our workshops are run by some of the most experienced workshop facilitators in the country and we can create any workshop to cater for your needs.

In 2017 we are offering a suite of workshops that can stand-alone or enhance the experience for students watching our shows.
Alternatively, if you would like us to create a tailored workshop for your class please contact us.

We also offer workshops in PLAYWRITING, PHYSICAL THEATRE, DIRECTING, POETRY, GREEK THEATRE, VOICE WORK, NATURALISM, CLOWNING, IMPROVISATION and ACTING SKILLS.

Our Workshops

BRECHT

Engage your students in a well known narrative, that they then subvert through an hilarious and thought provoking game show. This workshop addresses Narrative, the Verfremdungs E ect (Alienation), Gestus, Didacticism and Epic Theatre.

ABSURD

This exploration of the lengthy and diverse period of the Absurd, begins with the all important existentialist hero and ends with the pregnant pause. This workshop addresses Characterisation, the Pause, High and Low Language, Performance Styles and the Group Vs the Individual.

SHAKESPEARE
(A VISCERAL APPROACH)

Want to lift the language off the page? This workshop allows the student to explore a physical/ visceral approach to the text. Watch as your students instinctually and easily comprehend Shakespeare. This workshop contains Text Analysis, Vocal Work, Thematic Punctuation, Critical Thinking, Imaging, Verse Vs Prose and the ‘Mind’s Eye’.

SHAKESPEARE
(CHOOSE YOUR OWN PLAY)

Working on a specifc Shakespearean text? Every play has its own internal music which is the key to its identity and poetic drive. This workshop unpacks the Verse and Prose in the play’s scenes to unlock the true nature of the play’s characters and the world in which they live. This workshop contains Text Analysis, Vocal Work, Thematic Punctuation, Critical Thinking, Imaging, Verse Vs Prose and the ‘Mind’s Eye’.