The film and television industry is now a significant part of the local economy and it is growing. But how does it work? who does what, how are locations found? Our speaker at this event, Rob Champion, is a film and television location manager and former Bristol City Council Film Officer. Rob specialises in TV drama and, as well as telling us about his experiences in this area, he will give an overview of the current film and television industry in Bristol. He will also cover how film and television locations are found, the dealing with owners, what is important in selecting a location and much more. Rob Champion studied Architecture in Bristol before moving into the film industry. He has worked on many well known movies and TV series both as location manager and as production manager
Learn the most important improv format in the world. The Harold is an improv format created by Del Close and Charna Halpern in Chicago. It is one of the first and most important longform formats in the world, and it is being performed even to this day by improvisers all over the world. The format is an amalgamation of everything longform stands for; Game, Truthful scenes, Characters, Support, and Teamwork. We learn how to make an improv scene look like a written sketch show. There is a class show at the end of the course. 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!
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!
Online viral sensation Louis Burgess has been dubbed as one of freshest & most exciting musical comedy acts in the UK. Louis has achieved over 50 million views worldwide for his online comedy videos, best known for his online hits “I’m Awake” and “Long Build Ups and Disappointing Drops”. Featured on Unilad, Viral Thread, Wall Of Comedy, The Poke & Metro to name a few.
Insane Root Theatre Presents RUMPELSTILTSKIN at THE NEW ROOM by Matt Grinter Arriving just in time for Halloween is a spine-tingling take on this ancient folk tale of greed, imagination and the terrible choices we have to make. Told by candle-light, the immersive performance is inspired by, and staged in, the atmospheric New Room in the heart of Bristol’s Broadmead shopping quarter.
We are recruiting volunteers to play parts, make up our zombie hoard or help with make up, decor and music for our post apocalypse zombie game and Charity party and at a secret location in South Bristol on the 1st of November. No experience needed all reliable and enthusiastic creatives welcome 🧚🏻♀️.
Songs and stories about dangerous women, both humorous and shocking; a riff on the myth of the femme fatale and the curious ideas about female nature that created it.
Four Operas, Four Nights – The 2019 Selection Box is now open! Selection Box – Four Shows (two per night) Wednesday 6th November – Act 1: The Telephone | Act 2: The Impresario, 7:30pm Thursday 7th November – Act 1: Mozart & Salieri | Act 2: The Happy Prince, 7:30pm Friday 8th November – Act 1: Mozart & Salieri | Act 2: The Impresario, 7:30pm Saturday 9th November – Act 1: The Telephone | Act 2: The Happy Prince, 7:30pm
Join Life of Breath senior investigator Prof Havi Carel as she explores the experience of breathlessness from a philosophical perspective, asking how breathlessness changes our experience, shrinks our world, and disrupts our habits. But is it all negative? Or is it possible to experience wellness with breathlessness?
This is their story: two people, neighbours, helping each other out through Britain’s darkest hour. The tales they have to tell are true, gathered from wartime housewives, Home Guards, factory workers, ARP Wardens, GIs and those who saw a city at war through children’s eyes. All set to music of the era, creating a wonderful period feel from memories both happy and sad.
Impressions: An eight week exploration into movement improvisation A training in movement improvisation introducing different tools to sharpen perception, expand awareness, dance with impressions and play with our imaginations. The course is open to everyone with a movement practice, and those who would like to have one.
Join Moving Object Group, a renewing cohort of practising artists who come together to discuss and develop their work.
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.