Training & Skills Development

At Everyman we look to encourage creativity, provide opportunity and develop talent. Our ‘Melting pot’ sessions aim to both build on the considerable skill base which we already have and provide a supportive and safe environment in which new skills might be acquired and practised.

EVERYMAN THEATRE, CARDIFF (SKILLS, DEVELOPMENT, TRAINING)
PROGRAMME FROM DECEMBER 2016:

Wednesday 07 December – STARTING POINTS & SIGNPOSTS”

JOHN NORTON (NTW; “City of the Unexpected” etc) introduces us to approaches to SITE-SPECIFIC THEATRE., which will be of interest to performers, writers, designers and backstage crew alike! Club Room @ 8 pm.


Friday 02 December -“AN EVENING WITH MICHAEL BOGDANOV”
An interview with the world-renowned Director, followed by a Q and A session. Michael’s work on new plays, modern re-interpretations of Shakespeare, musicals, opera, with young people and as an author, has contributed to his huge breadth of experience and to the scale of his reputation.

Venue – Llanover Hall. 7. 30 pm; wine and nibbles. ** See below


Saturday 03 December – “DIRECTING WORKSHOP”- Led by MICHAEL BOGDANOV.
A practical follow-up to the Friday night session and a rare opportunity to work with a Director of international repute. Places are limited. 10 am to 12 pm; Club Room. ** See below


** – There will be a charge made for this unique Everyman double-bill event:
Pre-booked and on guest list – Members of Everyman – £7.50 (includes both events; a glass of wine; nibbles); non-Members – £10 (as above). Suitable for people aged 16+.
On the door – Members – £10; non-members – £12.50.

To pre-book: phone 01446 711710; mobile 07454313286; or contact raythomas@hotmail.com

PROGRAMME FROM JANUARY, 2017:

Friday 13 January – COMMEDIA DELL’ARTE
led by Elise Davison (“Taking Flight Theatre Company”); the first of TWO practical sessions as an introduction to the world of Pulcinella (Punch), Colombina (Columbine), Arlecchino (Harlequin), Dottore (Doctor), Pantalone and the Zanni; into the fascinating world of 16th Century Italian masked Comedy; 7.30 pm – The Club Room. FREE.


Wednesday 01 February – “ACTING WORKSHOP” (To be confirmed).


Friday 10 February – COMMEDIA DELL’ARTE – led by Elise Davison (“Taking Flight Theatre Company”); a follow-up to the first practical session, exploring the fascinating world of 16th Century Italian masked Comedy; 7.30 pm – The Club Room. FREE.


Wednesday 01 March – “ACTING WORKSHOP 2” (To be confirmed).


Wednesday 05 April – “ACTING WORKSHOP 3” (To be confirmed).


 

PLANNING & FURTHER DEVELOPMENT:

Follow-up Training Programme for Aspiring Directors;

Need to identify more Aspiring Directors amongst the membership;

Script-Writing – establishment of a group of interested members, with a possible mentoring scheme; need to secure a professional script-writer to lead on this; Kath Thomas to follow this up;

Backstage/ SM in Chapter (for EVERYONE)– Dan Young (Chapter) has been approached, to lead on this; NTW also keen to offer this soon;


 

CLOWNING; PUPPETRY; DEVISING & POP-UP SHOWS.

I hope that some of this, if not all, will be of interest to you. Please book your place/s for the above events.

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