Big Amateur Weekend 21 and 22 November
Join us for a weekend of workshops, masterclasses and backstage insights, tailor made for amateur theatre makers wanting to develop their performance skills and learn more about how RSC actors prepare, rehearse and perform*.
The weekend includes four workshops covering voice and text, movement, acting and stage combat led by RSC practitioners and leading industry professionals (including the RSC’s Michael Corbidge), a masterclass led by an RSC director, a backstage tour, buffet lunches and a ticket to Wendy and Peter, the RSC’s much acclaimed re-telling of the Peter Pan story, in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.
Join us at the home of the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare, for an unforgettable theatre experience working in the RSC’s own rehearsal rooms.
Sessions will cover our approach to performing Shakespeare but also a wide range of performance techniques. Suitable for anyone wanting to develop their performing skills for any production – modern or classical. All abilities and levels of experience welcome. Participants must be 18+.
‘This Weekend was all I hoped it would be and more, the quality of the workshops was outstanding’ 2014 participant
Places are limited and early booking is recommended cost is £220 plus accommodation.
To book your place please call the RSC Ticket Hotline on 01789 403493.
* Those who have already participated in RSC Open Stages (the RSC’s UK wide project engaging with amateur theatre makers) or previous Big Amateur Weekends are very welcome and will be offered new workshops to further develop their skills rather than re-covering old ground. Please mention when booking.