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March 2019

Ballyduff Drama Group
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Ireland
St. Michael's Hall, Ballyduff, West Waterford

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West Waterford Drama Festival

West Waterford Drama Festival

FRi 1st - Sun 10th March 2019 8:15pm nightly

LINE UP ANNOUNCEMENT!

Drama season is just around the corner and we are very excited to announce our line up for the 38th West Waterford Drama Festival. A wonderful mix of new and old, with something to wet the appetite of all our patrons.

As well as that we have some wonderful fringe events in the pipeline. Stayed tuned for updates. We thoroughly look forward to opening our doors to our wonderful audience on the 1st March.

Kilworth Drama Kilrush Drama Group Brideview Drama Tallow Kilmuckridge Drama Group Ballyduff Drama Group Kilmeen Drama Group Wexford Drama Group Skibbereen Theatre Society The Nenagh Players Doonbeg Drama Group Amateur Drama Council of Ireland Drama League of Ireland

Posted 16/01/2019

 

The Arts Theatre Company

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UK
The Arts Centre (Dunmow), 1 Haslers Lane, CM6 1XS Great Dunmow, Essex

To book your table email mail@sceneii.net or call 01371 878020

Quiz Night, Fish and chip dinner

Quiz Night, Fish and chip dinner

Friday, 8 March 2019 from 19:00

QUIZ NIGHT
The Arts Centre are holding a Quiz night, fish and chip dinner (veggie option available)
Tables of 8, £12.50 per person.
The Arts Centre is now in its 13th year so we are raising money to refurb the Centre and this is our first of many fundraising events throughout the year.

Posted 09/01/2019

 

Dublin Central School of Acting

Ireland
Dublin

Contact: Dublin Central School of Acting dublincentralschoolofacting@gmail.com

Get into Film & TV

The dates for our next course are: All fall on a Saturday.
MARCH: 9th-16th-23rd-30th
APRIL:6th13th-27th
MAY:4th 11th-18th
The VENUE: The Central Hotel, Exchequer Street, Dublin 2.

Our next Get into Film & TV Acting course which runs for 10 weeks every Saturday.

We have a new course starting on March 9th and have a few places left. If you are interested and wish to avail of a place please let us know. All the information is below and any questions please don't hesitate to contact us.

The course is run by Gillian Reynolds Casting and we have a guest Film Director too to give workshops.

The course covers the key areas in the world of Acting: It is primarily aimed at Film and TV Acting for Newcomers.
• Acting for Camera-camera angles and eye lines-framing
• The difference between one camera and three camera's for Film-Episodic T.V. and Soaps.
• How to create a character
• Script breakdown
• Write and make a short film in a day using theory learnt from class
• Casting for TV Commercials
• Improvisation / voice & movement
• Audition and Interview technique.
• Make a short Film in a day with the knowledge learnt from the course.
• How to market yourself within the Industry.
• The Art of Self taping
• The C.V. and Agent
• Professional Headshot
• Professional Showreel

Ever thought you could have a Professional showreel Headshot and C.V. by the end of a 10 week course?
We bring in a Photographer to take your head shot-samples here:
On the last day a Professional crew come to film your monologue or Duologue.It is edited and sent to you to promote yourself

Samples of showreel-more on our facebook page

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Our next available course begins on the Saturday 9th March
It runs Every Saturdays from 10am-5.30pm.Punctuality and commitment are essential.
The cost is E65 per week.It runs for 10 weeks and the total cost is E650. This can be paid in instalments and should be paid in full before the course starts.

As the March course is very popular we would advice early booking

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You will be required to do some preparation work out of class times:
It is aimed at those wishing to enter the world of Acting-perhaps they have been an extra- or for those who have been out of the Industry for a long period of time.
The objective is to get you up and running within the Industry upon completion of the course. To this end the last day will accumulate in you performing a monologue or duologue which will be filmed and edited professionally for you to launch yourself within the Industry!

Posted 29/01/2019

 

Claremorris Drama & Fringe Festival 2019
www.claremorrisdramafestival.com

Ireland
Claremorris Town Hall



The adjudicator will be Alan Haslett ADA GODA.

Tickets: Admission €12 - Season Ticket €90 - 5 nights €50 from 094 93 10999

Claremorris Drama & Fringe Festival 2019

14th - 23rd March 2019 8:00pm

Thursday March 14th - 7:30pm Prosecco Reception
Thursday March 14th - 7pm Official Opening by Sen Marie-Louise O'Donnell


Thursday March 14th - 8pm Cornmill Theatre Group (Open)
On Broken Wings by Dermot Healy


Friday March 15th - 8pm Butt Drama Circle (Open)
Someone Who'll Watch over Me by Frank McGuinness


Sunday March 17th - 8pm Bunclody/Kilmyshall Drama Group (Open)
Moonglow by Kim Carney


Monday March 18th - 8pm Corofin Dramatic Society (Open)
Life Sucks by Aaron Posner


Tuesday March 19th - 8pm Compántas Lir (Open)
Same Old Moon by Geraldine Aron


Wednesday March 20th - 8pm Cloonacool Players (Confined)
I Do Not Like Thee, Dr. Fell by Bernard Farrell


Thursday March 21st - 8pm D.A.D.S. Dunmore (Confined)
The Factory Girls by Grank McGuinness


Friday March 22nd - 8pm Doonbeg Drama Group (Open)
Fool For Love by Sam Shepard

Saturday March 23rd - 8pm Sliabh Aughty (Confined)
Sive by John B. Keane


Followed by Presentation of Prizes

Posted 18/01/2019

 

Murder Mystery

UK
Circo Bar, Bath, Somerset

Link to tickets; www.fatsoma.com
Entrance including a glass of Prosecco £7.00 + £1 Booking Fee

Who Did It?

Who Did It?

14th March 7:00pm

5 students from Bath Spa university for our final year are organising an event located in Circo on the 14th March 7:00pm.
The event is titled 'Who Did It?' and will entail a number of drama students from Bath Spa all performing clues in order for the guests at the end of the night to calculate their predictions on who is responsible for the murder. The evening runs from 7pm with a free glass of bubbly until the announcement and reveal at 9pm
Join us for an evening of intrigue and mystery as we find out who did it.The evening is a 20's themed murder mystery with opportunity for you and your friends to come and play real life Cluedo. You and your friends will have the opportunity to interview the suspects and immerse yourself in the atmosphere as you decipher who did it.
Expect to be surprised as you enjoy a glass of bubbly, on us, at the grand reveal at the end of evening.

Posted 27/02/2019

 

Tipperary Drama Festival


www.tipperarydrama.ie

Ireland
St Michael's Community Centre Holycross

Tipperary Drama Festival

Tipperary Drama Festival

Fri 22nd to Sat 30th March 2019 Nightly at 8.30 pm except final night at 8.00 pm
Admission €12, Season Tcket €60 Conc. €8

Adjudicator: David Scott

Friday 22 (C) Eclipsed Tinahealy D.G.
By Patricia Burke Brogan
Saturday 23 (O) The Lieutenant of Inishmore Kilmeen D.G.
By Martin McDonagh
Sunday 24 (O) What Happened Bridgie Cleary Nenagh D.G.
By Tom McIntyre
Monday 25 (O) ‘The Steward of Christendom’ Kilrush D.G.
By Sebastion Barry
Tuesday 26 (O) Philadelphia Here I Come Brideview D.G.
By Brien Friel
Wednesday 27 (C) The Honeyspike
By Bryan McMahon Tarbert D.G.
Thursday 28 (C) Unforgiven Kilworth D.S.
by John McDwyer
Friday 29 (C) The Beauty Queen of Leenane Holycross/Ballycahill
by Martin McDonagh
Saturday 30 (C) The Righteous are Bold Kilmuckridge D.G.
By Frank Carney

Posted 06/02/2019

 

Glenamaddy Drama Society

Glenamaddy Drama Society
www.glenamaddydrama.ie

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Ireland
Glenamaddy Town Hall

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Glenamaddy Annual Theatre Festival

Friday 22nd March- Saturday 30th March

We all look forward to welcoming the groups and audiences throughout the festival

Posted 17/03/2019

 

New Eltham Community Productions - NECP

New Eltham Community Productions - NECP
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UK
The Centre, New Eltham Methodist Church, 435-439 Footscray Road, New Eltham, London SE9 3UL

Contact: Tickets are £6 each and you can get yours now by:
Calling: 020 8300 9027
Emailing: necpneweltham@yahoo.co.uk
Pre-booking necessary as numbers are limited.

Quiz Night

Quiz Night

Saturday 23rd March at 7.15 pm for a 7.30 pm start

Tables of 6 per team, bring your own soft drinks and snacks

Posted 21/02/2019

 

BROS Theatre Company


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BROS TC ACADEMY

UK
ETNA Community Centre, Turner Room, 13 Rosslyn Road, Twickenham, TW1 3AR

GLEE CLUB with Chris Nash

GLEE CLUB with Chris Nash

March 27th, April 3rd, April 10th 8:00 - 10:00pm

BROS TC Academy announce inaugural sessions

GLEE CLUB with Chris Nash
Experienced MD and musical theatre buff Chris will take us through a range of musical theatre chorus numbers over the course of three workshops, some familiar and some less well known but just as catchy! As well as learning the songs, we will focus on developing good vocal and chorus techniques to get those show-tunes sounding like they came straight out of the West End!

Chris says:- 'For those who don’t know me, I am relatively new to Bros but had a great time last year in 'A Class Act' and 'High Society'. Before moving to London, I was heavily involved in various groups in Cambridge. My MD credits include Gypsy, High Society and Assassins, which we took to the Edinburgh Fringe. I have also played in countless bands on keys or reeds, and eventually made my way onto the stage too. I have experience in classical and choral singing, and was part of the chapel choir at Emmanuel College. I'm very excited to be running Glee Club for BROS TC ACADEMY, and I hope to give people the chance to have fun singing some great musical theatre songs.'

To book a place: Email sian.walters@brostc.org stating which sessions you would like to attend and whether you are a member or non-member. Sessions are free to members. Non-members please bring £5 cash to the sessions you are attending.

Posted 23/03/2019

 

Cheshire One Act Drama Festival

Cheshire One Act Drama Festival

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UK
Cheshire

Contact: cheshiredramafestival@gmail.com

The Cheshire One Act Festival

The Cheshire One Act Festival



March 30th – 31st 2019

Please see full details in the information pack here .docx file

Posted 16/10/2018

 

Columbine Centre

UK
Walton Information Centre, 61 High Street, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8BD

Contact: Maria Eastwood maria@walton-on-the-naze.com

Columbine Centre Open Day

Columbine Centre Open Day

Saturday 30th March 2019 10:00am to 2:00pm

I would like to invite you to The Columbine Centre Open day. The centre has amazing facilities for drama groups, we would love to show you around.
We look forward to meeting you.

Posted 18/02/2019

 

February 2019

GoDA

GoDA
www.godauk.org

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UK
The Swan Theatre, The Moors, Worcester, WR1 3ED

Contact via our website or social media

Introduction to Adjudicating

Introduction to Adjudicating

Sunday 10th Feb 2019 9:30am - 4:45pm

Discover what it takes to be a GoDA Adjudicator
Being an adjudicator can be an incredibly rewarding job, but it can also be a challenging one. Join experienced GoDA practitioners for a day of informative and practical talks and workshops that provide an introduction to the life and work of an adjudicator.

Introduction to Adjudicating is broken down into sessions led by experienced GoDA members who will guide you through the inner workings of adjudicating drama.

The day is not a formal part of the entry process and is your chance to ask as many questions as you would like as well as trying your hand at adjudicating in a safe and comfortable environment. Should you wish to go forward for the selection weekend you will not be assessed by any of the adjudicators who have led sessions during this introductory day.
NB. Although there is no requirement for you to have completed the day in order to progress to the selection weekend, we have found that the day proves very successful for candidates who decide to apply for Associate Membership of the Guild.

Posted 19/11/2018

 

Leicestershire & Rutland Drama Festival

UK
Curve Theatre, Seminar Room A, Rutland Street, Leicester, LE1 1SB

Booking Required: 07894 279 708 / book@lrdf.co.uk

When The Lights Go Down

When The Lights Go Down

Monday 18th February 2019 7-9pm

FREE EVENT
The event is open to all amateur drama groups.
Getting the most from your productions
Come along and lern how to get the most from your productions
With Nikolai Foster - Curve's Artistic Director
Chris Jaeger - GODA Adjucicator
Mark Peachey - Local Professional Actor
Riaz Khan - Successful Writer
The expertise of our speakers will help inspire, enthuse and encourage you to take your drama to the next level

Posted 19/01/2019

 

Swan Theatre Company

Swan Theatre Company
www.swantheatrecompany.com

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UK
The Eagle Bookshop, Bedford, Bedfordshire

Poetry at The Eagle Bookshop

Poetry at The Eagle Bookshop

Sunday 24th February at 7:00pm

Shakespeare and Company
Please note - this performance is NOT at The Place Theatre
Tickets for this show are priced at £5.00.

Posted 13/02/2019

 

BROS Theatre Company


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UK
The Barn Church, Atwood Avenue, Kew, TW9 4HF

Please book your place via the BROS website, or by clicking the BOOK NOW here

Improvised Musical Workshop Improvised Musical Workshop

Improvised Musical Workshop

Sunday 24th February 2019
Time: 11am - 5pm with a break for lunch

There's only a few days left until our Improvised Musical workshop and we still have a few spaces left to fill! If you’re lucky enough to have seen Showstopper! The Improvised Musical and wonder how anyone could come up with it without months of rehearsals, a script and a score, then why not join us and be taught by one of the Showstopper! cast themselves?
Heather Urquhart and her musical improviser partner, pianist Joe Samuel, are coming to give BROSsers an insight into the wonderful world of making up songs. During the day we’ll be doing some musical improv exercises and games to encourage spontaneity and creativity, plus a whole lot of singing!
You don’t have to have done improv before and you don’t have to be funny. Improv is a great skill to have in your theatre toolkit, and you’ll take away lots of useful tips from the day, plus of course, it’s going to be loads of fun. And if the very thought of making things up scares the life out of you, well, you’ll be in a safe, supportive environment where there’s no wrong answer. After all, how can you get the lyrics or tune wrong to a song that you are writing?


"Feels amazing having these skills in my toolbox."
"You'll hurt yourself laughing. With teachers like Heather and Joe you believe you can do anything."
Cost: Members £25.00
Non-members £30.00

Posted 21/02/2019

 

Clacton Footlights
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UK
Golf Green Hall, Golf Green Road, Jaywick CO15 2RG

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Clacton Footlights

Open Evening

Mon 25th Feb 7pm - 10pm

Welcome to our world.RCome along and see what we do, have a chat and a laugh over a cuppa & biscuits. See if you would like to join us in our 2019 show whether it be backstage or front of house. Or maybe that grand place, on the stage, the choice is up to you!
No age limit but children must be accompanied by a responsile adult.

Posted 29/01/2019

 

Guildhall School of Music and Drama

UK
Silk Street, Barbican, EC2Y 8DT

Improvise with Guildhall: Beginner Course

on Monday evenings from 25 February to 1 April

At the end of the working day, why not exercise your creativity and spontaneity on this course especially designed for professionals wanting to gain confidence, to think on their feet and to be liberated from the daily grind! Come and join our improvisation course in the heart of the City. Classes are at the renowned Guildhall School of Music & Drama (a short walk from Moorgate) on Monday evenings for six weeks beginning on February 25th. Bring friends or come and make new ones!
More information can be found here www.gsmd.ac.uk

Posted 27/02/2019

 

Guildhall School of Music and Drama

UK
Silk Street, Barbican, EC2Y 8DT

Public Speaking & Charisma

Thursday evenings from 28 February to 4 April

This engaging evening course is ideal for anyone who wants to improve their presence in a room, confidence, and presentation skills; whether you have a specific goal such as a presentation at work or a public speech, or if you want to improve your everyday communication skills. Participants will learn what it takes to both capture an audience and connect to an individual through a range of technical and emotional work.
More information can be found here www.gsmd.ac.uk

Posted 27/02/2019

 

January 2019

The Moat Players

Moat Players
www.moatplayers.co.uk

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UK
St Mary's Church Hall, 30 Hobs Meadow, B92 8PN Solihull

Contact: If you have any questions, please drop us a message via Facebook.

The Moat Players are recruiting

The Moat Players are recruiting

Sunday, 6 January 2019 from 19:30-21:30

Calling out to past members of The Moat Players, current members and anyone who is interested in joining one of Solihull's longest running amateur drama groups. 2019 sees the group celebrate their 60th anniversary, and we are staging a show in June 2019 to celebrate this momentous occasion.
Come along at 7.30 pm on Sunday 6th January to hear about what we have got planned, and join in the fun. Whether you would like to be onstage, backstage or front of house, you are very welcome.
Hope to see you there

Posted 29/12/2018

 

The Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Austin

The Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Austin
www.gilbertsullivan.org

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USA
resbyterian Fellowship Hall - 1507 Wilshire Blvd, Austin, Texas

FREE event

Gilbert & Sullivan Sing-Along

Gilbert & Sullivan Sing-Along

JANUARY 6 at 2pm

Happy New Year!
Your chance to sing along and celebrate the new year with classic choruses.

We hope to see you there!

Posted 06/01/2019

 

Estill Voice Training
www.estillvoice.com/find-a-course/?id=73

UK
The Creative Workspace, The Creative Workspace Queen's Road, Withywood, Bristol, England

Contact: Gillian McLaren | gillianmclarenscott@gmail.com | 07725586181

Estill Voice Training

Level 1 Figures for Voice Control & Level 2 Figure Combinations for Six Voice Qualities
Level 1 and 2 Course
Course ID: 73

2019/01/07 to 2019/01/11 (YYYY/MM/DD) Time: 9am to 6pm Cost: £600 including workbooks (Returners £500) Language: English Instructor: Gillian McLaren Scott

This course is for anyone who would like to improve their singing or speaking voice—singers, actors, vocal coaches, drama instructors, speech-language pathologists, and other vocal health professionals.

Level One: Figures for Voice™ teaches the Craft of speaking and singing. During this course students are introduced to 13 vocal structures that influence voice quality. Each structure produces a range of different vocal sound effects. The Figures for Voice are exercises used to develop predictable control of each structure’s options. The skills developed in Level One will help you add strength, clarity and stamina to your voice!

Level Two builds on the knowledge and skills from Level One by asking students to combine different options learned through the Figures in "recipes" for six basic voice qualities. These qualities – Speech, Falsetto, Sob, Twang, Opera, and Belting – appear as specifically defined by the Estill Voice Model. Figure Combinations for Six Voice Qualities™ gives you a better understanding of the human voice’s limitless possibilities, along with how to keep it vibrant and healthy.

Throughout the day, new voice skills are practiced in small group sessions. Participants will be given the chance to explore Figure applications for individual repertoire and case studies in open coaching sessions. There will also be ample time for questions and discussion.

This course will be presented by Gillian McLaren Scott, Estill Master Trainer and Scotland's only Estill Mentor & Course Instructor.
(Please note: Completion of Level 1 is a pre-requisite for attending Level 2)

To book and for further information contact Gillian McLaren Scott by email at mclarenscottvocals@gmail.com

Posted 19/12/2018

 

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India
RZF-640, Ekta Chowk, Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg, Raj Nagar Part 2, Palam Colony, Delhi 1 10045

Contact: 7838346186 / 9891438699

Free Workshop

Free Workshop

10th January 2019 12:30pm

Understand with us
"How to active your subconscious"
and
Let it drive your acting journey.
Let it drive maximum proportion of your life.
Let it help you to generate real human behaviour, emotions and attachments while performing.

Posted 09/01/2019

 

Off The Text

Off The Text
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UK
Mayfield School, East Sussex

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Teaching and Delivering Improvisation Techniques Workshop with Helen Halliday

Saturday 12th January, 10am-4pm

This improvisation workshop will focus on the teaching and delivering of techniques to stimulate creativity and inspire exploration of the process. Being a teacher in creative arts can exhaust your own creativity and this workshop is designed to give you fresh and exciting ideas at the point of delivery.
All creative art starts with an idea. We all have ideas ergo we all are creative beings. Some of us are lucky in that we have the time, space and capacity to expand an idea into a whole thing, whether that’s a picture, an object, a piece of music, a dance or a story. For some, the process is more challenging. With the increased demands of the new specifications it is even more important that students have the tools to devise/improvise quickly and effectively.
To play make believe, or role play as the dramaturgs call it, is to explore and experience. It gives students confidence and tools for communication and installs in them a sense of familiarity, preparing them to be an adult in a complicated world. It enables them to become proud creators of work, a feeling that will linger with them as they grow and mature, bolstering their future confidence in the world of employment. Improvising and devising has a far reaching effect on a student’s development.
Teaching young people to improvise is a challenge. It takes planning, creativity and in depth knowledge of the process. You must be a facilitator. A guide. You must try to remember how it feels to have your mind go blank or be out of control, to not have words to explain your feelings or to be able to express your wishes clearly. Because teaching improvisation is about understanding vulnerability and allowing that nakedness, that openness or emptiness to be the start of something.

Posted 26/10/2018

 

Frenzy Youth Theatre

Frenzy Youth Theatre
www.frenzyyouththeatre.co.uk/ealing

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UK
Grand union Village Community centre in Northolt, London

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Drama Classes 22 months to 18 years

our classes start on Thursday 17th January for 3-5 years and Friday’s 5-8 years

Classes are £5 a class, £25 and 15% off for the first half term.
Parents have to book on fyt-greenford-ealing.class4kids.co.uk to secure a place
£25 for the first half term
See our schedule here: fyt-greenford-ealing.class4kids.co.uk/

Posted 09/01/2019

 

TATS - Turvey Amateur Theatrical Society

TATS - Turvey Amateur Theatrical Society
www.tatsturvey.co.uk

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UK
Turvey, Beds

Contact: To reserve a table message us via TATS Facebook or email: kp@pickwickswales.com or call 01234 711811

Showbiz Quiz Night

Showbiz Quiz Night

18th January 2019 – 7.30pm for 8pm start

Love your TV, fims, music and drama?
TATS legendary showbiz quiz will take place on Friday 18th January 2019 – 7.30pm for 8pm start.
All are welcome to this great evening out, with questions on a showbiz theme – TV, theatre, films and music.
Licensed bar – bring nibbles or a full picnic!
Teams of up to 8 – £3 per person.

Posted 30/01/2019

 

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India
RZF-640, Ekta Chowk, Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg, Raj Nagar Part 2, Palam Colony, Delhi 1 10045

Contact: 7838346186 / 9891438699

Free Workshop

Free Workshop

21st January 2019 12:30pm

There is a 'Method' where the characters tell us about them,selves and take us into their lives beyond the script.
Be part of our one day workshop to know the method amnd to develop those skills.

Posted 20/01/2019

 

Kilmacud Musical Society


www.kilmacudmusicalsociety.com

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Ireland
The Goat Bar, 14 Lower Kilmacud Rd, Dublin, Ireland Dublin 14

KMS Pub Quiz

KMS Pub Quiz

Friday, 25 January 2019 from 20:00-23:00

The questions will be fierce, there'll be raffle prizes galore and the craic will be mighty!! So come down, bring a friend and have a laugh!!
Teams of 4 - €10pp
See you there!!

Posted 16/01/2019

 

Trustee Home Start Winchester and District

UK
Winchester Guildhall, Hampshire

Contact: info@home-startwinchester.org.uk

LITERARY GREAT IN THE HOT SEAT

LITERARY GREAT IN THE HOT SEAT

Saturday 26th January 7pm

Literary great Michael Frayn will be in the hot seat in Winchester in January 2019, answering questions from John Miller on the playwright and author's remarkable career.

Best known as the author of the farce Noises Off and the dramas Copenhagen and Democracy. His novels, such as Towards the end of the Morning, Headlong and Spies have also been critical and commercial successes and his plays have won six Evening Standard and three Olivier Awards and Copenhagen also won the Prix Moliere in Paris and a Tony Award for Best Play on Broadway.

Michael Frayn is unusual in being equally successful as novelist and playwright, a distinction he shares with Anton Chekhov, which may explain his third writing gift of translating the latter’s plays from the Russian. His novel Skios was nominated on the long list for the Booker Prize, and his previous book Stage Directions is a collection of his essays about his theatre work over half a lifetime, including the introduction to his last play Afterlife at the National Theatre. It is also a reflection on his path into theatre: his early, ill-fated attempts at Cambridge Footlights, his subsequent scorn in his newspaper columns and, surprisingly late in life, his reluctant conversion to the stage.

“Since I have spent my life writing novels as well as plays, one of the questions which people always ask is how I decide whether a new idea is one for a play or for a novel. The answer is that I don’t. The matter decides itself. The idea that takes shape inside one’s head has its form written upon it; that’s what makes it an idea and not just a piece of wishful thinking,” says Michael.

“Michael talks as brilliantly as he writes”, says John “and I look forward to a fascinating discussion of his craft as playwright and novelist.”

The evening follows previous highly successful In Conversation evenings with Dame Judi Dench and Claire Tomalin as fundraisers for the family support charity Home-Start Winchester. “John Miller has an amazing address book,” says Home-Start Winchester Chairman Liz Cooper “and we are so grateful for his supporting us in this way.”

The event at Winchester Guildhall at 7pm on Saturday 26th January, will be followed by a book signing by Winchester booksellers P & G Wells and tickets at £12 are available by calling 01962 851177 or email info@home-startwinchester.org.uk or online at michaelfraynwinchester.eventbrite.co.uk (plus a booking fee).

Posted 22/11/2018

 

boomsatsuma

boomsatsuma

UK
Pegasus Theatre, Oxford

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Come to our Open Evening at Pegasus Theatre!

Monday 28th January 2019, 5pm-7pm

Come to the Open Evening for our Acting Diploma, developed in association with the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School - part of the Conservatoire for Dance and Drama, and one of the leading drama schools in the world. We have created a unique course that draws on the richness and rigour of the drama training at the Old Vic Theatre School but makes it available for 16-18 year olds.
Sign up for the Open Evening by going to boomsatsuma.education/events or contact us on Facebook, Instagram or email hello@boomsatsuma.com

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As well as acting you’ll learn about careers in production and technical theatre and if that’s a route you want to explore we can broker learning and work experience with our partners. We’ll support your progression to a technical theatre course or into work and having an understanding of the acting process will stand you in good stead.
You’ll receive 24 hours a week of contact time over 38 weeks a year for 2 years. The weekly timetable is structured over 4 days leaving a day for independent study and assignments.

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You'll need to be on track to get at least five GCSEs grades A*- C or a BTEC Level 2 Diploma (at merit or distinction). In exceptional cases we can take students who don’t have GCSE English or Maths at grade C or above and we can provide tuition in those qualifications alongside the course. Though experience of dance, drama or expressive arts subjects are advantageous in giving you a sense of what’s involved, we are more interested in raw talent and welcome your application even if you have had little or no experience.

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Qualification: RSL Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative and Performing Arts (Acting)
UCAS: Up to 168 points - that's 3 A levels
Duration: 2 years
Attendance: Full-time Monday - Thursday
The course will help you discover the actor you are, your unique voice and how you discover the truth to discover the actor that you are.
The core of the programme is the acting class that runs throughout the course. There you will learn about searching for and communicating truth, find inspiration from exploring acting techniques from Augusto Boal to Meisner, and develop ownership of your work as a theatre maker.
The voice programme focuses on learning how the voice works, voice production techniques, speech and accent work and interpreting text.
The movement programme works to free the body from constraints and personal habits and develop a more conscious control of the body as the actor’s instrument. You’ll explore a variety of different approaches to character physicality including Laban, Animal Studies and Rasa Box.
In addition you’ll take units in:Masks and Puppetry
Comedy
Acting for Camera

Posted 04/12/2018

 

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Stage and Screen Production Arts

Introducing Our Stage and Screen Production Extended Diploma Course!

Our new Stage and Screen Production Arts Diploma developed in partnership with the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School - part of the Conservatoire for Dance and Drama, and one of the leading drama schools in the world, brings a strong new offer for young people in Bristol. There are so many opportunities for well-trained people ‘backstage’ in the arts and entertainment industry and yet so few people are aware of these hidden careers.

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The course is a full time two year Extended Level 3 Diploma (that’s the equivalent of up to 3 A* A-levels) at the end of which you can choose to progress to university, a drama school technical theatre such as The Bristol Old Vic Theatre School course or you'll be able to go straight into a higher apprenticeship or employment.
On the course you will take units in:
• Lighting design
• Sound design
• Set design
• Lighting and sound technician skills
• Stage and TV floor management
• Event management
• Camera operation
• Film editing
• Music production techniques

Qualification: Stage and Screen Production Arts Extended Diploma
UCAS: Up to 168 points - Equivalent to 3 A levels
Duration: 2 years
Attendance: Full-time

Have you ever thought how great it would be to control the sound desk at Glastonbury, be part of the backstage team on the latest hit musical, or be a camera operator the latest Bond movie? Well those jobs are achievable and your first step should be the new boomsatsuma stage and screen production arts course.

You'll need to be on track to get at least five GCSEs grades A*- C or a BTEC Level 2 Diploma (at merit or distinction). In exceptional cases we can take students who don’t have GCSE English or Maths at grade C or above and we can provide tuition in those qualifications alongside the course. Though experience of dance, drama or expressive arts subjects are advantageous in giving you a sense of what’s involved, we are more interested in raw talent and welcome your application even if you have had little or no experience.

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If this sounds like something you would be interested in then get in touch by DM on Facebook and Instagram, or email us at hello@boomsatsuma.com. We would love to hear from you!

Our mailing address is:
boomsatsuma creative CIC
19 Boxworks, Engine Shed
Bristol Temple Quarter, Temple Meads, Bristol, Bst BS1 6QH
United Kingdom

Posted 08/12/2018

 


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