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Years 5 – 9, Theatre Craft Two-Day Course


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Event LocationAshford Prep School
Last day to bookOctober, 26 2023
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Following on from the success of their ‘Performance and Storytelling’ summer workshop, this fun new two-day masterclass will cover all elements of Theatre Craft. James and Bruce will cover essential skills every young actor or actress needs, including: scene study, breaking down texts, characterisation, teamwork, dialogue and taking the text from page to stage in performance.  

Please note Year 5s and up and are eligible for this course.  

 Sign up now to learn and refine the essential skills to act and perform in any production and experience the joys of tv, film and theatre and theatre! 

Please note there is a separate one-day Industry Intensive course, on 25 October, covering headshots, self-tapes, agents, auditions, and everything in between. For more information, please return to the Holiday Club homepage. 

Bruce Allinson is a London-based actor who trained at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts on the BA Acting course. He was a Spotlight Prize and BBC Carleton Hobbs Award Finalist in 2020 and has performed in multiple Shakespeare tours, including in Antic Disposition’s production of Henry V at Bath Abbey and Temple Church. He enjoys getting involved new writing and does so at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre, as well as being featured in a number of independent films. He is currently performing as John Keats in partnership with the Keats Foundation in Hampstead. He also teaches LAMDA Acting exams to young students and I can’t wait to get creative and start devising with some new young artists! 

James Bryden Rodgers is an English Literature graduate of the University of Cambridge and is currently studying there part-time undertaking his Masters in Creative Writing. At University, James performed in a Tour of a Shakespeare play around America and in the Cambridge Footlights Pantomime. He is a professional actor regularly auditioning for films and TV, whilst appearing in adverts for Lotus Cars and London theatre. James is also a recording artist, who has received national press and radio play alongside tens of thousands of streams for his debut EP. He hopes to impart his passion for storytelling and performance to a younger generation, balancing the joy of art’s creation with an appreciation of how it can be crafted. 

Please note, Year 5 and up are eligible for this course.


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Wednesday 25th October