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Ballina Outreach Workshop

24th Oct 2021

We are delighted to announce news of our 30 Outreach Workshops funded by the Arts Council. More to follow this year and 2022! Experienced and less experienced participants are welcome - the workshops will feature Acting, Directing, Movement and Voice (other topics to be confirmed). More details of upcoming workshops will be available soon....

To reserve a place in your chosen venue, contact Valerie McGuile in the DLI Office: 089 2356672 (Mon-Thu 10-3)

Please note that a registration fee of €10 is payable in advance of each workshop.

Date: 24 October 2021 Time: 10.00am until 5.00pm Venue: Ballina Arts Centre

Tutor: Ciarán McCauley

This drama workshop will centre around the “physical actor”. The participants will be introduced to actor training techniques from Viewpoints, Corporeal Mime and Suzuki technique. The exercises are created and selected to inform the actor in order to create a greater sense of understanding and control of the actor's spatial awareness on stage, and they are so useful in creating and locating a character. In the afternoon session we will work on some vocal technique and devising compositions using some costumes, props and text. Please wear clothing suitable for movement.

Ciarán is from Sligo and has been a core member of Blue Raincoat Theatre Company since 1991. He holds an MA in Drama and Performance from UCD. Ciarán lectures in Sligo Institute of Technology delivering modules on Physical Theatre, Professional Practice, Facilitation and Drama and Modernism in Drama and Literature for the BA Hons in Performing Arts.

10 -5
Ballina Arts Centre
Booking fee to be paid to local workshop coordinator. Check with Valerie for details.