workshop

Two practical masterclasses for actors on Commedia dell’Arte. First, embody the stock characters using body, voice and mask. Then explore comic archetypes in Shakespeare and Molière.

Explore the complex layers of story, character and atmosphere revealed by Pinter and Chekhov, and bring these from page to stage.

An in-depth exploration of text for actors, using the written word as the foundation of your acting choices, finding the need to speak, forming character through language and ensuring we serve up the text at its best.

A fast-paced day of singing and dancing: up your game technically and improve your acting through song/dance.

Stand Up Comedy workshop with Angie Belcher.

This half term, enter the wonderful world of David Walliams. If you know your Gangsta Grannies from your Awful Aunties, this is the workshop for you! 

A weekend of two intensive workshops to learn the art of bringing objects to life, with puppeteer and puppetry director Tessa Bide.

Explore the comedy of the scene. Game is the shiniest moment in an improv scene. By playing Game we are exploring the scene’s comedic possibilities. We will create engaging characters, find patterns, and explore how to heighten towards a comedic…

This unique, interactive workshop will explore how we can use the breath via vocal improvisation. Led by Mandeep Singh (@mandeepthemc), rapper and psychiatrist-in-training, the workshop will use freestyle rapping to explore the breath free-form.

Join Alan Starzinski for two guest improv workshops; ‘Get Real’ and ‘Immediately Game!’. Alan Starzinski is an actor, comedian, and writer living in Los Angeles. He has been at the Upright Citizens Brigade since June 2007. He has been on…

Full-time drama school / dance college offering post-16 and post-18 courses. Fully-funded Level 3 Extended Diploma in Performing Arts with specialist pathways in musical theatre, dance and acting. Our students work hard, training 5 days / week from early until…

Artist/researcher Albert Potrony is looking for two performer/facilitators for an upcoming performative experiment – A Twenty Four Hour Truce, presented by Arnolfini as part of a programme of performances surrounding our current exhibition, Still I Rise: Feminisms, Gender, Resistance –…

Be prepared to say hello to your breath, stretch your imagination and dare to fail. Trash-Hack is a beginners’ workshop in re-purposing industrial and domestic junk to create and animate instant puppet creations. Once we have brought something to life,…

Discovering Improv is your introduction to the exciting, challenging and fun world of improvisation.

Katye invites dancers to share her research and questions: What does the experience of dancing bring when it is spoken? Why and how does this body of experience matter? This workshop will consist of a series of proposals. These proposals…

A monolithic 1970’s building on Stokes Croft, Hamilton House is home to a community of designer-makers, creatives, entrepreneurs, thought-leaders and change makers. At the heart of Bristol’s independent cultural quarter, creativity is in our DNA. On site spaces include the…

This is our designated ‘messy space’. This rooms is ideal for art workshops and classes or even artists that are looking for a space by the hour to create artworks that require a larger space that can be cleaned easily.

A lovely calm meeting room for up to 20 people, seated.

A micro-performance piece and Q&A. With pioneering theatre-makers Kilter, and VR researchers from the University of Bristol.