Sat 7 Oct 2023: 10:00AM
The Acting Lab

Acting is a Team Sport Acting Classes

Venue: Abertay University, Dundee
Prices: £145 (+ Eventbrite fee)

An eight week series of fun, friendly, team-focused acting workshops to boost your confidence, acting skills and creativity.

WHEN: Saturday mornings for eight weeks, beginning 7 October 2023, 10am – 12.15pm
WHERE: Abertay University, Dundee

WHAT IS IT?
An empowering eight week course to develop your voice, movement and acting skills. Collaborative work is our theme so get ready to unleash the unique creativity that comes from working in an ensemble environment.

WHO IS THIS FOR?
Open to all aged 16+. Beginners, experienced actors and everyone in between. The collaborative, team-focused, approach of these workshops means there will be something for everyone who loves to act or wants to try it.

WHAT WILL YOU GET OUT OF IT?
It will help you:
– Nurture your spontaneous, playful side
– Get you ‘out of your head’ and into your body
– Learn a set of physical skills you can use to inhabit any character
– Develop your voice skills for acting and life
– Discover the pleasure and power of successful group work
– Gain a unique insight into a range of collaborative theatre skills
– Take more risks in a safe, supportive and structured environment
– Find depth, pleasure and freedom in your acting

HOW WILL IT WORK?
Each week there will be playful yet powerful exercises involving voice, movement, games and improvisations. These workshops will unite performance skills, bringing together the voice, body and imagination using a mixture of script work and material created in groups.

The core work will embrace structured professional techniques and focus on space, story, gesture, emotion and movement to build up your personal strength as an actor and your ability to work creatively with others in a team. They will take our inspiration from renowned practitioners such as Cicely Berry, Viola Spolin, Augusto Boal, Jacques Lecoq and Complicité and use Viewpoints as a powerful rehearsal tool.

Fees: £145 (+ Eventbrite fee). Special concessionary rate available for those on a low income for whom cost would be a barrier and Equity members £125 (+ Eventbrite fee).

For further information, please contact elaine.newton@mac.com or visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/acting-is-a-team-sport-tickets-693425212477

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