Six one-day scene study workshops for actors, led by renowned theatre director Di Trevis, with movement by Jane Gibson.
Split over six consecutive Sundays, the workshop will comprise in-depth scene studies from varied texts involving complex language.
The practical investigation of these texts will illuminate and solve a range of problems that the modern actor can encounter. Through exploring the specific demands of these varying styles and genres of theatre, a whole toolbox is opened up to the actor to create intelligent, honest and dynamic work. The workshop atmosphere is unhierarchical and work is conducted in a spirit of mutual discovery.
The workshop will conclude with a showing of the scenes with an invited audience.
Dates: September 17th, 24th October 1st ,8th ,15th ,22nd,29th.
Hours: 11am — 6pm ( 10-30am warm-up )
Cost: £300, payable on the first day of the workshop.
How to Apply: send an email to [email protected]
Newcomers to the workshops must submit a CV or a recommendation from a respected teacher. Places reserved upon payment of £75 deposit.
About Di Trevis
Di is a world-renowned director, whose work with Britain’s National Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company and directing productions worldwide has deeply informed her knowledge of the actors craft.
As well as her work with the NT and RSC, Di has directed at the Almeida Theatre and Royal Opera House. In 2001 she adapted, with Harold Pinter, Proust's Remembrance of Things Past. The production transferred to the Olivier stage in 2002 and won an Olivier Award the same year. She has taught extensively in the UK, USA, France, Germany, Austria and Cuba.. Between 2003 and 2007 she was Head of Directing at Drama Centre London. Gary Oldman, Kenneth Brannagh and Rupert Everett have all passed through her workshops. Di’s book Being a Director: A Life in Theatre was published in 2011and is available at Amazon.
About Jane Gibson
Jane was Head of Movement at the National Theatre for ten years and is an Associate Director of Cheek by Jowl. She has worked at the Royal Shakespeare Company, Almeida Theatre, Arcola Theatre, English National Opera, Glyndebourne and Garsington Opera. Jane has also worked on numerous feature films and TV series.