Improv 301 Game 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 finale. We learn how to make an improv scene look like a written sketch. The final class will be dedicated to the Armando format. If you are a comedian looking to improve you craft, a writer looking for inspiration, or someone who just wants to try something new, this course is for you!
Improv 201 Create engaging scenes. We focus on playing real characters, and exploring in the moment. We learn how to act truthfully in scenes, and how to construct a platform through world exploration. The final class will be dedicated to the Montage format. If you are a comedian looking to improve you craft, a writer looking for inspiration, or someone who just wants to try something new, this course is for you!
A vibrant full-on energetic hip hop musical which transfers Wind in the Willows to a tough inner city school. An all action colouful spectacle suitable for young and old..
Twice a year our groups come together to celebrate and showcase all their talent, creativity and developing skills as dancers! There will be brave beginners right through to inspiring Teens who have been with us since they were little. Plus some truly amazing guest acts & talented external performers.
Local theatre-maker Jaleelah Galbraith brings her two one-act comedies to the Alma. Jayde is Bristolian, sarcastic, single and obsessed with Jane Austen! Join her as she talks all things literary; love and dating, Beyonce, Bridget Jones and Colin Firth. Jal was a baby in the 80’s, a kid in the 90’s, a teen at the millennium, and is now an ‘adult’. What has she learnt? No, really, she’s asking – what has she learnt? Join Jal – 34 and a quarter years old and counting – on a comedic trip down memory lane, which includes Point Horror fiction, SMTV Live, the Spice Girls and Dean Cain as she laughs at the biggest joke of them all; ageing.
In this year of disconnection the first year Foundation Degree students have been exploring what this means to them physically, socially and environmentally. From ‘putting your head in the sand’ to ‘letting go’. Showcasing their acrobatic, aerial and manipulation skills we are reminded that no-one is an island… but what happens when we do finally re-connect?
After two years of education and training, our BTEC graduates present their final performance. Looking at what is special and unique about themselves, the friends they have made and their time at Circomedia, these young people will investigate what makes something memorable. Join them for a night of circus and physical theatre as they share the memories that have not only changed them but become a part of them.
Young people are often demonised, but no one should be generalised. Where some city teens might join gangs or different ways to belong, rural teenagers can often feel isolated if nothing is provided for them to do. Each person is an individual, with a reason for their actions. Squirrel could be any young person in any rural area, anywhere in the UK. I knew Squirrel, Squirrel was my friend, Squirrel was me, Squirrel might also have been you. Meet Squirrel.
WriteClub Character Alchemy Masterclass Join writer Alison Powell and poet Beth Calverley for a full-day masterclass during which you’ll learn to craft remarkable characters that feel like real people. Open to all. Redland Library, Whiteladies Road, Bristol: Sunday, June 23, 2019 – 10am-4pm Tickets £60/45 – available from www.writeclub.org.uk
Elizabeth Drew Having done a course elsewhere, I was expecting more of the same. Wow! What a difference. Forget any pre-conceived ideas you might have of pretentious luvvies – this is acting without the twaddle. If you have any degree of talent, Dave will help you find it, and drag it out (kicking and screaming if necessary).
It’s 1899 and all of Europe waits for the arrival of the new century. The world crackles with possibilities and people dance to the irresistible rhythms of money, sex, love and freedom. Swinging above them all is a showbiz sensation: a fiercely vulgar, intoxicating trapeze artist and star of Colonel Kearney’s Circus, Fevvers. She is also a woman who appears to have wings.
The annual residential program is open to dancers, choreographers, actors and contemporary circus performers with professional stage experience working in various genres and styles, interested in the practical creative research of Physical Theatre as a bold, vibrant and multidimensional approach to contemporary performance.
The workshop is open to performers from different backgrounds, creative genres and techniques inspired by physical theatre as a bold, vibrant and multidimensional approach to contemporary theatre performance. The program is designed for experienced actors, dancers, physical performers, contemporary circus performers, choreographers and directors – performing arts practitioners with professional stage experience working in various genres, techniques and styles – interested in expanding their international network opportunities and collaborators.
The program is designed for actors of physical theatre, dancers, contemporary circus performers, choreographers and directors – performing arts practitioners with professional stage experience working in various genres, techniques and styles interested to find new international network opportunities and collaborators.