Collaborative Theatre Course

Length: 13 weeks.

Dates/Times: Saturdays, 11am-5pm

Where: Wild Card Studios (nearest tube: Bond Street)

Age: 18+

Audition: Workshop.

Term 3 Dates

Saturday 7th September - 30th November 2019

The Showcase

Saturday 30th November 2019

2.30 / 7.30 pm

(Chapel Playhouse, Kings Cross)

Term 4 Dates

Saturday 11th January - 4th April 2020

playwrights

directors

& actors

training together

 

Course includes: 

Writing

Writing techniques and exercises.

How to write for stage

Acting & Directing

Professional acting classes covering voice, movement and acting technique.

Collaborative Classes

Workshops and exercises as a company including improvisation, devising and creating your own work.

By the end of the term you will be presenting the work you've created in class as part of an in-house showcase which will include an industry panel who can provide feedback.

Over the term you will be given the chance to work with some of the industry's leading professionals in a workshop environment. 

Our focus on contemporary new writing will help upcoming playwrights and directors hone these new skills and learn how to work with actors. Our actors will be given actor training and provided with connections to upcoming playwrights & directors. All of this happens within a safe, supportive rehearsal space. Our mission is to create diverse, exciting new work that can go on to be part of scratch nights, fringe festivals and go on to become full length plays.

Previous Industry Panel Guests:

Tom Stocks ( Founder - Actor Awareness ).

Abi Zakarian ( Playwright - Fabric, I Have A Mouth & I Will Scream ).

Chris Sonnex ( Artistic Director - The Bunker Theatre )

Dilek Latif (Producer. The Mercury Theatre Colchester)

Natasha Kathi-Chandra (Director - currently: Kali Theatre)

Marcus Bernard (The Upsetters)

Guleraana Mir (Playwright. The Thelmas. Coconut the Play).

Mike Carter (Founder: London Playwrights Blog. Literary Manager: The Space)

 

Price: £500

(£38.46 per week)

This includes studio hire, teaching staff (including guest industry professionals), headshots, production cost for the showcase.

Deposit: £200 - in order to secure your place on the course. 

 

 

We believe in equal opportunities and promoting diversity in the industry, so we encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

To express your interest, please drop us an email with the role you'd be interested in to info@caspa-arts.com
 

Two half scholarships available for BAME creatives.

Industry Guest Teachers

Director - Christa Harris - Sell-a-Door / Les Enfants Terribles / Birmingham Rep

Playwright - Abi Zakarian - Soho Theatre / Edinburgh Fringe / VAULT festival

 Playwright - Isley Lynn - the Bunker Theatre / New Diorama 

Playwright - Guleraana Mir - The Thelmas

Agent - Ziggie Ward - Rigamarole Management

Playwright & Director - Stephanie Silver - Glass Half Full / Actor Awareness

Director - Lizzie Manwaring - Hampstead Theatre

Actor / Producer - Richard Swann 

Script Editor (Holby City) - Sophie Mitchell

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