Workshops

Single Image

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.

Add-on Workshops

Hamlet/Macbeth and the Complete Deaths

Hamlet/Macbeth and the Complete Deaths

Experience a deeper look into the tragic characters of Shakespeare featured in Hamlet and Macbeth. This workshop explores the language and characterisation of Shakespeare’s tragic protagonists and gives students a visceral approach to unlocking character and language through movement.
Romeo & Juliet Must Die

Romeo & Juliet Must Die

Take an in depth look at the language and characters of Romeo and Juliet. In this workshop students will look at the characters of Romeo and Juliet and unlock the language in a visceral and physical way.
The Lunatic, The Lover and The Loon

The Lunatic, The Lover and the Loon

This comedy and slapstick workshop will give students the fundamental skills of comedic timing, slapstick and clown through Shakespeare’s fools. Through physical exercises linked to Shakespeare’s language students will investigate and understand how to unlock the hysterically funny and foolish nature of Shakespeare’s clowns.
Our Place

Our Place

This poetry workshop will teach students now only how to understand poetry but how to bring it to life in a theatrical way. Through a series of exercise students will dissect and bring to life a piece of poetry from Our Place and nd the meaning between the words in a physical and performative way.

Stand-alone 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’.