The Play Circle

Drama |
19th October 2023 – 23rd November 2023

The Play Circle | Thu 23 Nov | 7-9pm | £8.50 PAYG | 18+ yrs | Tutor Claire Williams | Warehouse

The Play Circle sessions create an informal environment in which participants read through and work with a pre-selected play in a “play read” capacity. Following the read-through, the play will then be discussed by the group over a brew. These sessions are a lovely and informal way to explore theatre in a social environment.

What will the class cover and how will it be taught?

The workshops will cover play reading and text exploration by working with professional Theatre Makers, Directors and Practitioners.

Who is it suitable for?

All abilities are welcome, but some interest in Theatre is helpful. The session may involve movement, voice and breathing techniques, if you have any additional requirements or needs in these areas please let us know before attending.

What do I need to bring?

All equipment and materials provided.

About the tutor

Claire Williams

The sessions are facilitated by Learning & Engagement Manager, Claire Williams, an experienced Theatre Practitioner, who will also be joined in the session by a different guest tutor each session who will lead a focused workshop exploring one, or more, areas of theatre practice.

Alongside working as a full-time Programmer, Producer and Facilitator for venues and Arts Organisations all over the UK, Claire has been creating Outdoor Theatre and Installation work, and directing Youth and Community Theatre & Projects for the last 15 years.  Her Youth Theatre delivery includes work for and with Pound Arts Wiltshire, Everyman Theatre Cheltenham, Bath Festivals, Salisbury Playhouse, Lakes Alive and others. She is particularly passionate about Art and Theatre in unusual and public spaces and her Outdoor Theatre and live Installation work has been presented in spaces nationally including work for and with The National Trust, Larmer Tree, Greenman, End of the Road, Just So, Lunar, Coro, Cornbury, Whychwood and Blue Sky. Claire’s own practice has been supported by Outdoor Arts UK and Arts Council England.

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19th October 2023 – 23rd November 2023

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