Methods of Devising with Lou Brodie
13 June, 5pm-9pm  -  His Majesty’s Theatre Education Studio  -  Age: 12+  -  £10

This workshop will explore a range of techniques in theatre-making and performance, offering participants an introduction to making theatre from scratch. All levels of experience welcome.

Lou Brodie is a performance maker and applied artist based in Scotland. Through an artistic process rooted in social practice and conviviality Lou produces art works and events in collaboration with communities, people and place. Graduating from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama with a BA(Hons) in Contemporary Theatre Practice Lou has gone on to work with a range of companies and artists including; Visible FictionsTramwayRandom AccompliceThe ArchesMacrobert Arts CentreLyra TheatreImaginateMammalian Diving Reflex and Nic Green.

 

 

 

Preparing for Performance with Brian Ferguson
14 June, 5.30pm-7.30pm - His Majesty’s Theatre Education Studio - Age: 14+  - £5

Interested in acting? Join us for a lively workshop, where you will explore performance techniques, approaches to creating a character and working with text.

About Brian Ferguson

After graduating from The Royal Conservatoire (then The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama), Glasgow, in 2001, Brian began performing throughout Scotland in theatres such as The Citizens, The Tron and The Arches, Glasgow, Perth Rep and The Traverse, Edinburgh.

In 2006, the inaugural year of the National Theatre of Scotland, Brian played the central role of Cammy in the company’s production of Black Watch. The role earned him a nomination for the Best Actor prize at The Stage Awards. In 2008/09, Brian was an Artistic Associate with NTS, performing and directing in Scotland, London and Europe. His most recent project with the company was Anything That Gives Off Light, a co-production with The Team (NYC), which premiered at The Edinburgh International Festival in 2016.

Brian spent several years as a Company Associate with Poorboy, the Arbroath based theatre company which specialises in site-specific and promenade performance. In addition to his work in Scotland, Brian has performed at The Royal Court, The Almeida and the National Theatre in London. He has also worked extensively with The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Globe. In 2014, he played the title role in Hamlet for The Citizens Theatre production.

All levels of experience welcome.

 

 

The Basics of Beatboxing with Bigg Taj
16 June, 1pm-3pm  -  The Lemon Tree Studio  -  Age: 12+  -  £5

This workshop offers an introduction to the basics of beatboxing. Join us for a high-energy session, where you will learn a new skill and create some wicked beats!

Glasgow born Bigg Taj is the original Indian Beatboxer, at the forefront of the Asian hip hop movement. He has been working consistent for 10 years in his craft, carving a totally unique niche for himself as a beat boxer like no other. Since stepping up onstage for the first time nearly a decade ago he has developed unique sounds, beats and turntablist style all with his mouth!

Bigg Taj has placed multiple times in the UK beatbox championships. (Top 8 in 2015,Top 3 in 2014 Top 4 in 2009 & Top 8 in 2005). This workshop is not to be missed!