Through Song: the art of Musical Theatre Acting Technique
Work alongside AFOAF’s Associate Artistic Director Patrick Maubert, graduate of NYC’s American Musical and Dramatic Academy, and learn the fundamentals of making a song come to life using up-to-date and exciting Meisner and repetition techniques to solidify the truthful action in every lyric. He will assist the students in finding personal connections to song lyrics and will strengthen students knowledge in musical theatre repertoire.
Gain confidence and meet friends while learning advanced acting techniques.
This would be offered to teens (12+) and/or adults. 1-3 classes
Acting through text/scene study
Join AFOAF’s Associate Artistic Director Patrick Maubert and members of the AFOAF company in learning the fundamentals of acting through dialogue.
With advanced exploration of fun-yet-challenging exercises in Meisner, Stanislavsky and Haggen techniques, students will learn a wide range of approaches to make acting dialogue truthful and connected to the self.
Moreover, this class offers inexperienced actors the chance to learn many new skills (both acting and life) in a fun, upbeat and safe environment. This class is based in team-work, so the opportunity to meet new friends in the community whilst playing fun acting games is certainly on the cards.
This would be offered for kids (7-11) teens (12-17) and adults (18+)
Improvisation and physical theatre
Join AFOAF’s Associate Artistic Director Patrick Maubert and members of the AFOAF company in learning the fundamentals of acting through the body. Through fun (sometimes silly and ridiculously funny) exercises and games steeped in Le Coq and mime techniques, students with varying past acting experience will gain understanding in the principals of story-telling through the body as well as through the improvised scene. Confidence-building is at the very forefront of this seminar which can be run in 1 to 3 workshops within any age group.
Classes should be mixed kids (7-11) teens (12- 17) and adult (18+)
Join AFOAF’s Associate Artistic Director Patrick Maubert and members of the AFOAF playwriting team in learning the stages of putting pen to paper.
Most recently Maubert and AFOAF have led a 3week intensive with Southwark’s esteemed leader in mental health awareness extra-curricular program: The Dragon Cafe.
Participants look at the many ways they can use their own life’s story and experiences to richly add relevancy to any script. This story-telling-based writing workshop looks at writing for the current world of realism theatre. Learning key principles on telling, clear and concise stories will be at the forefront of this class. It would suit those with a genuine interest in writing and story-telling.
Best suited for teens (12-17) and adults (18+)
We can also provide classes in directing and choreography for the VERY keen creative student.
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