Act Your Age

Drama |

Act Your Age | Tue 20 Sep to Tue 06 Dec | 1-3pm | Tickets £80 (10wks) | 60+ yrs | Tutor Chris Jones/Emily Baxter | Studio 1

Join our open theatre group aimed at over sixties and you’ll develop new skills, stretch your creativity, build your confidence and have lots of fun.

The Act Your Age theatre company will be working towards independent projects throughout the year with the support of the creative learning team. 

What the participants say…

“Act Your Age continues to be a creative, engaging and hugely fun group.”

“Emily takes me out of my comfort zone and uses so many different ways of teaching and uses many cross-platform techniques.”

What do I need to bring?
Please come ready in comfortable clothes that you can move in and bring your own water.

Important information
There are no sessions during weeks beginning 24 October and 14 November 2022.

Are there any additional costs?
No

About the tutors

Chris Jones has been working as a professional actor since 2009. Career highlights include playing King George VI in the stage version of ‘The King’s Speech’ for Bill Kenwright, Treat in ‘Orphans’ at the English Theatre of Hamburg and Mr. Manningham in ‘Gaslight’ for Paul Taylor Mills. He often collaborates with Proper Job Theatre Company based in Huddersfield and has toured twice with them; Chris has also played the comic lead in several pantomimes over the years. Recently having moved to Kendal following his love of the Lake District mountains, he is looking forward to sharing his experience with the local young performers. Chris is a fully qualified teacher.

Chris Jones

Emily Baxter was once a member of Brewery Youth Theatre herself and graduated from The Guildford School of Acting in 2018 and now enjoys sharing her skills and experience in community theatre and dance sessions. Exploring drama techniques such as storytelling, improvisation, movement, devising original work, and developing scripts, are just a few things Emily likes to focus on through games and exercises in her sessions.

Emily Baxter

 

 

 

 

 

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