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 email@example.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.