Training

The Branch is known for running extremely successful and useful training workshops for members.  Please visit this page regularly for details of upcoming events...

PLEASE NOTE:

Due to Covid-19, all training workshops are temporarily on hold.

They will be back in force when circumstances change.

Please stay safe one and all.

Report on a Past Event

FORUM THEATRE

 

Fifteen Equity members from all over the South-West (Cornwall, Somerset, Dorset and Devon) enjoyed an excellent forum theatre workshop at Dartington's Studio 31 on 23rd January, run by Sandy Akerman, one of the country's foremost forum theatre practitioners and her son Dan Pryce. The day was divided into warm-ups, interpretations of a given script and the turning of that script into a performance piece. Some of those attending had already done forum before but all agreed that the workshop was of the highest standard and everyone went away not just educated but with the knowledge that they too can now consider using forum theatre as a professional practice. Our thanks must go to Sandy and Dan for a wonderful workshop!  Hopefully a follow-up workshop will take place looking at performance practice associated with forum. 

Sandy Akerman in action

(Note: photo not from this workshop)

Augusto Boal

The Branch's sincere thanks go to member Jeremy Friday whose single-handed hard work and organisation made this successful workshop possible.

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