Curious Incident: Practitioner Training including Touchstone Workshop Something Different

Curious Incident: Practitioner Training including Touchstone Workshop

Please note, this is a Continued Professional Development (CPD) session suitable for Professionals working in an Arts context

Aberdeen Performing Arts are delighted to be hosting a Practitioner Training event in collaboration with Touchstone and the National Theatre inspired by the award-winning production, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time.

Join us for a unique training workshop with Touchstone, who specialise in working with Autistic learners in a theatre and drama context. This will be followed by two Curious Incident Insight Sessions led by Kim Pearce (National Theatre Resident Director on both UK tours), which will explore the making of the production. The day will conclude with the performance of Curious Incident itself, and catering will be provided throughout.

This will be followed by two Curious Incident Insight Session led by Kim Pearce (National Theatre Resident Director on both UK tours), which will explore the making of the production. The day will conclude with the performance of Curious Incident itself, and catering will be provided throughout.

 

Timetable for the Day:

10am - 11am          Coffee Reception
11am - 2pm            Touchstone workshop
2pm - 3.30pm         Lunch / Networking
3.30pm - 4.30pm    Insight Session – Inside the Rehearsal Room
5pm - 6pm              Insight Session – Technical in Focus
6pm - 7.30pm         Dinner / Networking
7.30pm                   Performance of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time

 

Ticket Bundles and Booking:

Full Day: £50 | Includes: Touchstone Workshop, 2x Insight Sessions, Show Ticket & Catering
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½ Day: £40 | Includes: Touchstone Workshop, Show Ticket & Catering
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¼ Day: £25 | Includes: Touchstone Workshop & Catering
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Fees will cover the cost of the Touchstone workshop and contribute to APA administration costs

 


Creating a Drama Workshop for the Autistic Learner

In this Touchstone workshop, our aim is to expand your skillset, build your confidence when working with Autistic Learners, and leave you with the skills to create a fully functioning dynamic drama workshop, which is ready for you to deliver.

The Touchstone Workshop will cover:
· An Introduction to Touchstone’s methods
· Structuring each workshop to help the learners flourish
· The importance of creating the ideal environment
· Adapting your favourite exercises
· Delivering an end of project sharing

In addition, all participants will receive a hand out documenting the key elements of session

 


The Curious Incident of the Night Time Pre-Show Insight Sessions

The National Theatre Insight Sessions are an opportunity to take part in an interactive session where you will explore the making of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time, and discover how the Creative Team approached the development, rehearsal and production process. We will explore two exciting topics throughout the afternoon!

Inside the Rehearsal Room , 3.30pm - 4.30pm 
This session will offer an overview of how the creative team worked collaboratively to bring the production to life, as well as practical demonstrations of how the actors and directors work together in rehearsals to unlock the script!

Technical In Focus , 5pm - 6pm 
This session offers a multi-media insight into the processes used by the design team when imagining this production for the first time. It will explore how the audio/visual elements have evolved in line with the staging of the production, and offer you an understanding of the stagecraft displayed on stage!


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