David Glass Workshops

David Glass Workshops

26 - 28 Nov

Physical Theatre
£150/£120 conc

Devised Theatre
£160/£130 conc

Both Courses
£280/£240 conc

Unreserved seating

David Glass Ensemble and Omnibus Theatre present David Glass Introduction to Physical and Devised Theatre Workshops

This is a rare chance to catch David Glass in the UK teaching two of his most popular workshops: Physical Theatre and Devising.

This is the second collaboration with David Glass Ensemble who are associate artists at Omnibus Theatre.

Considered one of the worlds leading theatre teachers David Glass has worked as a performer, director and teacher in over 70 countries. His creative practice is the centre of this ‘Devising’ process it is used by the United Nations, The Chinese Ministry of Education and in numerous Arts Universities and Theatre Companies around the world. He is one of the founders and key exponents of the Physical Theatre movement influencing artists such as Simon McBurney, Mike Alfreds, Amit Lahav, Liam Steele, Jathrine Hunter and Tom Morris to name a few.

“David Glass is one of the world’s great theatre teachers.” Mike Alfreds, Theatre Director (RCS, National Theatre, The Globe, Founder of Shared Experience)

“David is one of the great teachers and artists of our time who has never been afraid to examine truth in all it’s manifestations; both beautiful and ugly, and has touched thousands of souls in a life long quest to connect and build meaningful relationships.” Amit Lahav (Gecko Theatre)

“David Glass’s creative process that he has used on his ground breaking Lost Child Project is unique and inspiring.” Peter Brook Director

Places strictly limited to 25 for each workshop.
Some experience recommended.

26 – 28 Nov, 10am – 1pm

This workshop will give the participants a practical approach to physical theatre. Rooted in the body of the performer, emotion, physical metaphor and action become the key elements of the technique. Beginning deep preparation of the performer the first element explored is Elan the French word for ‘life fullness’. David will teach the performer how to have a greater presence on stage. The workshop focuses on the three emotional centres of the body, the basic grammar of movement and fixed points. Elements and the struggle of pushing and pulling. Physical styles of theatre including Comedia, Melodrama and Realism will be touched on during the final day.

Call our box office to book: 02074984699

26 – 28 Nov, 2pm – 6pm

Devised physical theatre now sits at the heart of modern theatre practice. In this workshop the performer as holistic collaborative maker is central. The participants will explore the tools of eliciting, image making, emergence, story structure and theme, to develop skills in the creation of original and authentic theatre making. David will introduce his five stage Creative Practice used by many theatre companies worldwide including Gecko Theatre (UK) and Theatre Ash (Hong Kong) It sets out a clear framework for allowing self-led companies to develop vivid and robust work.

Includes a pdf City Of David’s Creative Practice Book.

Call our box office to book: 02074984699