DEVISING AND WRITING FOR THE STORYTELLING ACTOR with Alex Murdoch

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Presented by The Actors' Workshop Alex Murdoch

A workshop for actors who want to tell stories. What happens to the actor if the rehearsal focus is on story? Who is the ‘writer’? Who has the ideas and when you have them, where do you start?

We’ll explore your agency in the devising room, how much you can own and how much you can let go.  Practical and provocative devising for actors and theatre makers which includes managing and editing non script-based process towards production.

Participants should bring source material, stories or hunches they want to explore, and also be prepared to try everything!

Alex Murdoch’s acting credits include Young Vic, Barbican, BBC, LIFT Festival, Kneehigh. She ran cult indie theatre company Cartoon de Salvo, touring nationally and internationally for 20 years.  As a writer she’s been commissioned by National Theatre Wales, was 2018 Writer in Residence at Theatr Clwyd and is currently under commission to the Royal Shakespeare Company, with another seed-commission to NTW. She’s an Associate of Improbable Theatre for whom she’s performed in Animo, Permission Improbable and Lifegame.  She’s appearing in NIE’s Snow White at the Tobacco Factory until January 19th.

Cost Students / Equity £25, Full Price £35

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