Join Anna Girvan, director of Our Country’s Good in Tobacco Factory Theatres Factory Company Season.

In theatre, where it seems that more and more performers compete for fewer and fewer jobs, the need to develop ways to create your own work is becoming an essential skill. Led by veteran actor Kim Hicks, this masterclass focuses on writing your own solo show.

Reboot the Roots returns to Bristol to offer a day of training in the mechanics of FORUM theatre: Augusto Boal’s innovative, interactive and inspiring tool for the democratization of theatre for collective liberation. Come and play, NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED.

Afternoon workshops for those aged over 55 as part of Full Bloom – a festival of dance by and for older people.

Join the Family Arts Campaign and early years experts Turned On It’s Head for an exclusive how-to session on creating accessible, creative experiences for very young children and their families. Liz Clark, Artistic Director of TOIH will discuss the value of arts in early years creative, how you can reach families, how to cater for diverse audience needs, and will share ideas for bringing the whole family together through early years activities. The session will also include time to ‘ask the expert’ so bring your questions for Liz on how to make your programme accessible and engaging for little ones and their family members.

The Actors’ Workshop is delighted to welcome back Fourth Monkey Training Company – one of the most exciting and successful actor training programmes in the UK. This masterclass builds on Fourth Monkey’s previous workshop and is aimed at drama students, drama teachers and professional actors who would like the chance to discover new dimensions in their work.

A workshop for creative practitioners with some puppetry experience; for those wishing to gain confidence or new perspectives in multi-operator table-top puppetry.

A unique opportunity for performers and artists to be part of a growing community to excavate within a playful, focused work space to the vital principles and processes that invigorate personal and collective creative practice.

Explore what it feels like to put judgement to one side and develop the confidence to follow your impulses, turn up your curiosity, play more and connect deeply and authentically with yourself and others.

For experienced makers; this three-day puppetry fabrication course will focus on the design and build of an articulated table-top puppet.

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