Spring Introductory Workshop in Visual Theatre and Devising
Studio | Thursdays from 2nd March – 6th April, 10:30am – 3:30pm | Fee: €100 for 6 classes
Solstice presents a six-week introductory course in devising theatre for actors with intellectual disabilities. The workshop will be facilitated by Gemma Gallagher from Shadowbox and will explore creating visual theatre, drawing on the instincts and emotional language of the participants. The work will focus on the creation of ensemble, and how collaborative work can strengthen the creation of new and vibrant theatre. Participants will explore heightening sensory creativity, imagination, improvisation, use of music and sound in theatre, non-verbal communication, ensemble work and devising techniques.
These workshops aim to build confidence in the participating actors and to encourage creation of visual theatre through the exploration of simple stimulus such as art work. everyday objects stories in the news and what is important to the group themselves.