Due to Coronavirus, with a heavy heart Reading Theatre Forum has decided to cancel all its workshops until September. Please keep an eye on our website and Facebook page for future workshops. Wishing you and your family all the best through this difficult time. Be safe.
Wednesday 22 April 7-9 PM - RABBLE Theatre
Developed by RABBLE’s artistic director, Toby Davies, who sits on both sides of the desk. This intimate workshop gives participants a range of techniques for getting the most out of an audition speech, tips on how to communicate in the room, advice on getting an audition and advice on how to be comfortable in what’s often a stressful situation.
Sunday 26 April - 10 to 4 - Reading Canoe Club
Led by Fiona Ross, RSC tutor and director
The workshop will explore voice technique, actor’s movement and acting technique using text from both contemporary and classical works.
Supported by NODA London.
Saturday 16 May 10-1 - St Edward's Prep, Reading
Berzerk Productions offer a unique workshop suitable for actors, directors or writers in creating a narrative image and then adding dramatic writing to complement the narrative making a non-naturalistic text with a heightened and poetic quality. Suitable for all abilities.
Wednesday 20 May 7-9 PM - RABBLE Theatre
Developed by RABBLE’s associate team, this excellent, practical workshop explores an actor's approach to Shakespeare and Iambic Pentameter and gives anyone, regardless of experience, a real sense of confidence and enjoyment as they approach a Shakespeare text.
Saturday 6 June 10-1 - St Edward's Prep, Reading
Berzerk Productions Improv workshop draws on their many years coaching experience locally and at the National Theatre director's retreats, using techniques to improve improvisation and create scenes that have impact. A fun-based look at how improvisation can help with character building, staging ideas or to keep quick thinking in tune.
Wednesday 24 June 7-9 - RABBLE Theatre
A practical, fun and rewarding workshop for any actor working in theatre, or for those who have to speak in public. The session gives participants an in-depth understanding of the three key tools vital to any actor working on stage; articulation, resonance and breath control.
Saturday 15 August - 10-4 - Progress Theatre
How do we write characters for stage or page that our audiences will connect with, be fascinated by, or love to hate? Fun and full of inspiration, this workshop is suitable for beginner and more experienced writers alike.
Wednesday 23 September 7-9 - RABBLE Theatre
RABBLE’s associates have worked in the West End, RSC, Globe and many other high-quality theatres around the country. This fascinating rigorous session will give you a whole range of skills and techniques to help you get the most out of the character that you’re playing. The sessions are practical, fast paced and fun.
Saturday 26 September 10-1 - St Edward's Prep, Reading
Berzerk Productions will provide a physical workshop exploring the masks of Trestle and Basel and how to study the use of the body when using masks for performance.
We will also look at puppetry and how to suspend disbelief in this performance art form. Suitable for all abilities.
Wednesday 21 October 7-9 - RABBLE Theatre
This workshop, which covers speech writing, delivery, improvisation and engagement techniques gives participants a wealth of skills that enable them to Speak in Public with confidence.
RABBLE run public speaking classes in 6 schools across Berkshire and 2 members of the team are on the LAMDA board of examiners.
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