Drama Lab NI

 
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Drama Lab NI

In September 2019 we launched DramaLab - a new adult acting course led by Artistic Director Tom Rowntree-Finlay running in collaboration with Accidental Theatre.

Each DramaLab course runs across 6 weeks and develops individual performance skills. Course content includes Acting, Monologue and Shakespeare.

Throughout the courses you will learn and develop a range of dynamic performance skills including use of voice, body and mind. Courses run at three levels: introduction, intermediate and Advanced skills development. Students will also have the opportunity to put their skills into practice throughout the year in our performance showcases, at Accidental Theatre.

Our current classes will be Monday 4 November 2019 - 9 December 2019 (6 weeks):

Acting Level 2: 6pm - 7.30pm @ Accidental Theatre cost £80

Acting Level 1: 7.45pm - 9.15pm @ Accidental Theatre cost £80

For more info or to sign up please email DramaLabNI Here.

Tom Rowntree-Finlay is an international freelance Director, writer and theatre producer. He specialises in the teaching of Stanislavski and Shakespeare and over the last 20 years has worked locally, nationally and internationally as a director, drama facilitator and acting coach. His unique style of training is based on each actor finding their own style, discovering their core and connecting this to performance technique. Tom has most recently worked with Green Shoot Productions, Gambit Theatre Co, C21Theatre Company and Terra Nova Productions.


Acting Level 1

This is an introduction course lasting 6 weeks. Across the 6 weeks students will be introduced to naturalism using the methods of Stanislavski. Learning the basics of Stanislavski's approach based on his book 'An Actor Prepares'. The course will take the actor through a set of practical sessions putting some of the core principles of Stanislavski's methods into practice. Once complete students will then be able to move onto Acting Level 2, putting Units and Objectives into practice.

Acting Level 2

The Acting Level 2 course lasts 6 weeks. It is open to those who have completed Acting Level 1 or who already have a basic knowledge of Stanislavski. Across the 6 weeks students will be introduced to putting units and objectives into practice. This technique developed by Stanislavski is one of the key building blocks of his method of naturalism. The course will take the actor through a set of practical sessions and script work. Once complete students will then be able to move onto Acting Level 2 (Performance) where they will create a short performance piece based on Stanislavski's approach in his book 'An Actor Prepares'.

If you have not taken part in an Acting Level 1 course please contact Tom here before booking your place.

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