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Free Online Drama Classes - Ages 4-6

FREE Online Drama classes for ages 4-9 all through the Summer with the Shoebox Theatre! Funded by Arts Council England, these boredom busting online workshops will be a fun, creative way for your child to let off steam and meet new friends.

SHOEBOX MINIS
Classes for ages 4-6: take part in playful storytelling and drama activities to unleash confidence and creativity through imaginative play and theatre games. Classes are delivered by Rebecca Martin. 

When: Saturdays 9.30am – 9.55am, 13th of June to 18th of July 2020 (6 week course)
Cost: FREE

Workshops will be delivered using ZOOM and students will need access to a camera and microphone using a laptop, phone or tablet. Registration for our online workshops and courses will close 24hrs before they are due to start. This is so we can send a secure ZOOM link and instructions to each student prior to the event. For courses, you will automatically receive an updated link each week via the email you have registered with. Places for our online classes are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment!

Free Online Drama Classes - Ages 7-9

FREE Online Drama classes for ages 4-9 all through the Summer with the Shoebox Theatre! Funded by Arts Council England, these boredom busting online workshops will be a fun, creative way for your child to let off steam and meet new friends.

SHOEBOX JUNIORS
Classes for ages 7-9: Explore drama techniques and performance making with these fun and engaging workshops, which challenge students to be creative and collaborative. Classes are delivered by Rebecca Martin. 

When: Saturdays 10.15am – 10.50am, 13th of June to 18th of July 2020 (6 week course)
Cost: FREE

Workshops will be delivered using ZOOM and students will need access to a camera and microphone using a laptop, phone or tablet. Registration for our online workshops and courses will close 24hrs before they are due to start. This is so we can send a secure ZOOM link and instructions to each student prior to the event. For courses, you will automatically receive an updated link each week via the email you have registered with. Places for our online classes are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment!

Free Online Drama Classes - Ages 10-12

FREE Online Drama classes for ages 10-12 all through the Summer with the Shoebox Theatre! Funded by Arts Council England, these fun and friendly workshops will explore a range of performance techniques, build confidence and develop acting skills.

AGES 10-12:

Explore the use of voice and physicality to create characters and discover the art of story-telling! Workshops aim to build student's confidence and creativity, whilst developing an understanding of how to shape fun and engaging performances for an audience. Classes are delivered by Luke Rhodri.

When: Saturdays 1.30pm – 2.15pm, 13th of June to 18th of July 2020 (6 week course)
Cost: FREE

Workshops will be delivered using ZOOM and students will need access to a camera and microphone using a laptop, phone or tablet. Registration for our online workshops and courses will close 24hrs before they are due to start. This is so we can send a secure ZOOM link and instructions to each student prior to the event. For courses, you will automatically receive an updated link each week via the email you have registered with. Places for our online classes are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment!

Free Online Drama Classes - Ages 13-15

FREE Online Drama classes for ages 13-15 all through the Summer with the Shoebox Theatre! Funded by Arts Council England, these fun and friendly workshops will explore a range of performance techniques, build confidence and develop acting skills.

AGES 13-15:

These workshops will explore a range acting techniques, in order to create fully realised and believable characters for the stage. Students will work with text and improvisation to explore characters, the worlds in which they exist and the desires that drive them. Classes are delivered by Luke Rhodri.

When: Saturdays 2.30pm – 3.30pm, 13th of June to 18th of July 2020 (6 week course)
Cost: FREE

Workshops will be delivered using ZOOM and students will need access to a camera and microphone using a laptop, phone or tablet. Registration for our online workshops and courses will close 24hrs before they are due to start. This is so we can send a secure ZOOM link and instructions to each student prior to the event. For courses, you will automatically receive an updated link each week via the email you have registered with. Places for our online classes are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment!

Weekly Online Improv Drop-In!

Funded by Arts Council England, these FREE online Improv Drop-ins are an excellent way to build your performance, improv and storytelling skills during lockdown! Suitable for all abilities, they will run throughout the Summer and are bookable on a weekly basis!

The weekly sessions are hosted by Imogen Palmer (The Delight Collective, The Bristol Improv Theatre), who will skilfully lead participants through games, exercises and techniques. Each week will explore a different topic and there will be an optional social chat following the workshop!

Workshops will be delivered using ZOOM and students will need access to a camera and microphone using a laptop, phone or tablet. Registration for our online workshops and courses will close 24hrs before they are due to start. This is so we can send a secure ZOOM link and instructions to each student prior to the event.

Places for our online classes are limited and will be released a week before each class, so please book early to avoid disappointment!

When: Tuesday evenings, 7pm-8.30pm (starting on the 16th of June 2020)
Cost: FREE

Suitable for ages 18+

Short Course: Acting for Camera

The Actors' Institute offers short courses in Acting for Camera led by award winning Director, Jack Price. Courses are 100% practical and focus on how to produce great work as an Actor in a film production environment.​

During our next five-day intensive course, starting in September 2020, you will learn how to live in front of the camera using the Meisner Technique and will explore how to apply it within a film production environment. 

​The course will run over the following 5 days:

Friday 4th September 2020, 10am-4pm
Saturday 5th September 2020, 10am-4pm
Sunday 6th September 2020, 10am-4pm
Saturday 12th September 2020, 10am-4pm
Sunday 13th September 2020, 10am-4pm

Cost: £240 per person

Suitable for ages 18+

Stage Combat Intensive Exam Course: Escrima Stick

Gain an industry and Equity recognised qualification with our 3-day stage combat exam course in Escrima Stick - one of the stage's most brutal and dynamic fighting styles. Delivered by the Actors’ Institute in association with The Action Emporium and the APC.

Total Beginner? Have no fear. This course will provide you with all that you need to perform a gripping armed fight safely and dramatically. Not your first rodeo? This course also caters for those who are looking to continue their training at BASIC level or who are ready to work at INTERMEDIATE or ADVANCED levels.

The course will be taught by experienced APC Teacher and RSC Associate Practitioner, Tom Jordan. Successful completion of this course and the final exam will provide you with an Equity and Spotlight recognised qualification in Escrima Stick combat.

When: Friday 25th - Sunday 27th of September 2020, 10am-5.30pm
Cost: £135 per person

Suitable for ages 18+

For information about course content email tpjordan@live.com