18th Jan – GENRE JAM – Looking at the idea of knowledge that is ‘a mile wide but an inch thick’ for genres…playing loads of genre games and getting to the heart of what makes that genre sing. Teacher: Kate McCabe
25th Jan – THE PLOT THICKENS (pt 1) – Using the Freytag’s Pyramid model to sharpen up our storytelling within both a shortform and longform context. This includes focusing on exposition, complication, climax and resolution. Teacher: Lukas Kirkby
1st Feb – BIG CHARACTERS – want to boost those character choices, get out of your comfort zone or standard one or two ‘go tos’? Teacher: John Cooper
8th Feb – The Plot Thickens Pt 2 – Taking our storytelling to the next level by exploring a variety of plot structures within both a shortform and a longform context. We will look at structures such as ‘the quest’, ‘rags to riches’, ‘tragedy’ and ‘rebirth’.
Teacher: Lukas Kirkby
15th Feb – CLOWNING BASICS – Covering how to be live and have fun within the space. Will include looking at power dynamics and how to subvert them within the scene. Also areas around clowning techniques such as the flop and repetition. Teacher: Tom Short
MORE TO COME SOON…