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Actors' tool box

Get an insight into the essential aspects of an actor’s training. Find out what it is like to be a professional actor and what an actor does.

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Date: 18 Aug 14 - 22 Aug 14
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Become a better actor using intuition, instinct and body

Is your technique bogging you down? Using body memory to store information, we will access intuition/instinct more readily. Please learn a Shakespearean monologue before course starts.

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Date: 16 Aug 14 - 17 Aug 14
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Classical acting

Broaden your skills and discover the freedom to act with classical text in a safe and fun environment. Gain the confidence to build truthful characters through various practical exercises and scene work.

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Date: 4 Aug 14 - 8 Aug 14
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Developing physical characterisation

A useful and fun set of tools for discovering and developing physical characterisation, in any genre of theatre.

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Date: 22 Jun 14
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Devising from scratch to finish

Get into the heart of making your own work – discover how to conceive a piece, how to create physical material/text and how to put it all together to make a show. Get ready to be surprised.

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Date: 11 Aug 14 - 16 Aug 14
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From the table to the stage: a staged public reading

Take A Local Murder by Peter Whalley from table to stage in four days. The final session will be a staged reading/performance evening (18:30-20:30) for invited guests, family and friends.

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Date: 12 Aug 14 - 15 Aug 14
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Introduction to acting

Would you like to know more about the process of acting? Perhaps you have always wanted to try it or you would like to return to acting after some time away. You will improve your overall confidence in yourself and in your performance.

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Introduction to the 'Theatre of the Absurd'

Discover the genre of the 'Theatre of the Absurd' through text analysis and practical work.

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Date: 11 Jul 14 - 25 Jul 14
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Oh what a lovely war: rehearsed reading

As part of our observation of the centenary of the outbreak of WWI, read and rehearse the ground-breaking ensemble piece developed by Joan Littlewood in 1963, and perform a rehearsed reading on the final afternoon.

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Date: 20 Jul 14 - 10 Aug 14
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Total actor summer school

An intensive encounter with fundamental acting techniques including voice, movement and acting skills. Culminates in a performance project developed over the second week.

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Date: 7 Jul 14 - 18 Jul 14
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