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Theatre Craft Workshop with Page One Theatre

Poplar Union, Arts centre, children theatre training, workshop, actors, arts, training, Page one Theatre
Poplar Union, Arts centre, children theatre training, workshop, actors, arts, training, Page one Theatre

This workshop will guide you through the fundamentals of creating theatre for young audiences.

Working with Page One Theatre Director, Chloe Stephens, you will discover the tools needed to begin devising your own original pieces of performance. You will explore the importance of identifying a specific audience and consider the meaning and significance of the space the performance takes place in. You will be guided through games and exercises to build your confidence and develop your spontaneity.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the building blocks for devising original performance for children
  • Understand why the chosen audience and the performance format are important
  • Improve your ensemble skills
  • Learn how to collaborate with others

Further information

Anyone interested in creating their own work are welcome to attend this workshop. You will need to have basic physical fitness and a desire to work collaboratively. Please bring a notebook, pen, bottle of water and comfortable clothes to move in.

About Chloe Stephens

Chloe specialises in directing devised and collaborative theatre, and has worked with Page One Theatre as Artistic Director since 2012, creating visual devised theatre for young audiences. She studied Drama and Theatre Arts at Goldsmiths University, and then went on to gain an MA in Movement Studies at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. She started her career in theatre working in casting at Shakespeare’s Globe, and went on to work in the casting department at the Royal National Theatre. She currently also runs the Performing Arts department at Morley College.

About Page One Theatre

Page One Theatre formed in 2012, an emerging company of collaborators creating ensemble theatre for young audiences. Page One believes that children should be offered inspirational theatrical experiences. Combining movement and puppetry they produce original and vibrant new stories for children and their families.

Page One recently took part in Theatre-Rites Mentorship and Development Program, during which they developed their touring production Lights Out, all about the magic and mischief of night-time. They are currently developing a new piece called Rise and Fall for ages 3-5 using balloons and coloured light.

You can find out more here: www.pageonetheatre.com

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