Free Workshops with The Old Vic 12


We are pleased to announce the second of a series of free workshops, hosted by The Old Vic 12. These events will give entry level artists a chance to explore different disciplines within the theatre industry. No experience necessary. All workshops are free. Participants must be 16+

An introduction to Movement Direction

With Rachael Nanyonjo
Tue 21 March, 10am-12pm
The Old Vic Workrooms
For: Movement directors, or directors and performers interested in movement directing

Who is the movement director and what do we do? Join Rachael Nanyonjo for a morning to play, devise, gain tools and interrogate how and why movement is essential for theatre.

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An introduction to Life as a Freelance Composer

With Cassie Kinoshi
Tue 21 March, 11am-1pm
The Hospital Club
For: Composers and musicians interested in composing

Vanquish the loneliness of life as a freelance composer (or performer), by joining Cassie Kinoshi in this practical workshop, exploring the endless possibilities of working with music and drawing inspiration from the world around us.

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An introduction to… Place in Playwriting

With John ODonovan
Tue 21 March, 1.30-3.30pm
The Hospital Club
For: Emerging writers

Where are we? Where have we been? Where are we going? Playwright John ODonovan looks at strategies for how to examine and use sense of place as a way to bolster plot and story, theme and issue, and language and character within dramatic writing.

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An introduction to… Starting a Theatre Company

With Molly Roberts
Tue 21 March, 4-6pm
The Hospital Club
For: Artists who produce their own work, recent graduates, actors, directors, writers

Actor and Artistic Director of new writing company Poleroid Theatre, Molly Roberts presents the ins and outs of setting up your own company and getting your first fringe theatre show off the ground. From what venue to choose, how to approach them, marketing, branding and finances, its time to take your career into your own hands and create your own path.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation, Tina Alexandrou, Cate Blanchett & Andrew Upton, Robert Bourne, Nick & Caroline Clarry, Hani Farsi, Nathalie & Nicolas Giauque, David & Rose Heyman, Fawn James, Laura & Nigel Mead, Sir Alan & Lady Parker, Steven & Ann Pleschette Murphy and Ian Powell.

This project was made possible with seed funding from the Peter De Haan Charitable Trust.