Moving Stories – 6 Week Workshop in Physical Storytelling

Contact: Deborah Ward ()

 

MOVING STORIES

Find the story within you that seeks expression, now!

Come explore techniques in improv, physical theatre, narrative build & freeing your voice. As well as: mindful listening, breath work & movement practises.

This 6 week course brings together performance & personal development approaches to provide fertile soil for: imaginative & meaningful stories – whether ancient myth or a story we ourselves have written.

 

WE’LL EXPLORE:

Moving the textures of elements – fire, water, air, earth

Embodiment of character – moving in and out of when storytelling

Storyteller’s voice and your voice – the subtleties of the voice: tone, emotion & colour

The dramatic build of a story – structuring an arc of experience for your audiences

What the story your tell touches in you – understanding your relationship to characters and narrative

 

BRING:

A story – you have written or a classic fairytale, myth, folktale or legend.

Bring a yoga matt for the warm up – or let me know if you don’t have one.

 

FOR:

Those new to storytelling and those with experience in theatre and storytelling alike.

This will be unique journey guided by Deborah – in response to the needs of the group.

She will tailor feedback as well as lead group exercises and offer participants space to explore.

 

WHEN:

Every Thursday from 7pm- 8:30pm at The Jam Jar.

For 6 weeks

Starts Thursday 4th of April

 

THE FACILITATOR:

Deborah has a deep passion for working with people, to connect them with their imaginations’ and bodies’. She is a theatre maker, stroyteller and facilitator.

She has been facilitiating workshops in stroytelling, authentic public speaking, mask work, clown and physical theatre for 6 years.

She has directed and performed in shows and storytelling performances from London to South Korea including at The Wardrobe, The Cube & Circomedia (to name Bristol venues).

TESTIMONIALS:

“Deborah’s guidance is thoughtful & thought-provoking – I appreciate the way she leads. I feel very inspired!”

– Workshop participant,

Physical Storytelling, Hamilton House

“Our participants found the workshops thoroughly engaging, interesting and perfectly pitched. Deborah is informed and passionate about performance, her enthusiasm and inclusive approach was welcomed by all. We have no hesitation in recommending Deborah as a workshop leader.”

– Adam, Director of The Space,

Clowning, The Space, London.

 

CONTACT:

Please don’t hesitate to contact Deborah if you have any questions regarding your piece, or practicalities:

The Jam Jar

4a The Old Malt House
Bristol
BS2 9EB

Starts: Thu, 4th Apr 2019
Ends: Thu, 9th May 2019
Time: 19:00

Price: £138

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