Workshops


How can theatre companies in the South West survive and thrive? Living Spit invite you to a free learning and sharing event, co-hosted with Theatre Bristol.

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

Using the Theatre of the Oppressed techniques we will explore experiences of mental health and personal crisis, looking at the diverse ways in which we can offer and accept support, collectively.

This workshop is designed for participants at any stage in their clown or improv journey who wishes to broaden their skillset in a supportive environment.

Ten week performance course working with industry professionals, offering the opportunity to participate in a live street performance.

The Natural Theatre School Creating and Devising class is the follow-on course for participants who have undertaken our Adult Theatre and Performance Skills classes. 

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.

Looking for something fun to do with your kids at the weekend? Families of all ages are welcome at our relaxed improv taster sessions.

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. 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 and play 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. This continuation to 301 (Intro to Game) will give students the freedom to play Game. With more of an emphasis on coaching and note taking, students are encouraged to find their own comedic voices in scenes. 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!

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