Live Dates: November 11th and 25th 2017
Work with award-winning playwright and director Matt Grinter to bring your work to life!
These workshops are for professional actors, drama school students and those on foundation courses in acting.
November 11th – Page to Stage with Chekhov’s UncleVanya
Using Antonin Chekhov’s ‘uncle Vanya’ we will study the process of extracting the information needed to bring a detailed and informed performance to the characters within.
November 25th – Performing Contemporary Playwrights
Using extracts from a number of contemporary plays, including the works of Simon Stevens, Dennis Kelly and others, we will look at the disciplines required to perform contemporary text and the process as an actor.
Matt Grinter has worked as a Writer/Director in both Film and Theatre and is currently forging a career within both media. His work has appeared in a number of prestigious venues across Britain and beyond including Trafalgar 2, The Bristol Old Vic, The Pleasance, The Finborough, Tate Gallery, The Royal Academy Summer Show, Encounters, Palm Springs, Leuven, Corona Cork, New York Metropolitan, Zagreb Film Festival and Glastonbury Festival and have earned him a number of accolades including a Kodak Award, an Honourable mention at the New York Metropolitan Film Festival, Lost Theatre Company’s One Act Play and winning the Papa Tango New Writing Competition with his play Orca. Matt’s second play ‘The Dog and the Elephant’ recently ran at the Bristol Old Vic Studio and Vault Fest and was produced in conjunction with Ferment. Matt is currently one of the Open Session Writers on attachment at The Bristol Old Vic.
Dates: November 11th and 25th
Times: 10.00 – 3.30
Venue: The Actors’ Workshop Studio, Factory 8, Upton Rd, Southville, Bristol BS3 1QZ
Cost: £40 each class or £70 for both.
FACTORY 8, Upton Road, Bedminster, Bristol BS3