The France-Hayhurst, Liverpool Waterfront
Saturday 31st August 2019, 11:00am
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About The Found Text: Writing for Devised Theatre (Full Price)
PART 1: WORKSHOP
Alison Oddey describes devised theatre as a process that "enables a group of performers to be physically and practically creative in the sharing and shaping of an original product".
What, then, is the role of the writer in this process? And what may be an analogue to the performers' physical process of intuition and spontaneity when creating ideas?
Using his ten years' experience as a writers with Tmesis Theatre, one of the UK's leading physical theatre companies, Chris suggests the 'found text' approach as an intuitive yet serendipitous generator of ideas.
We will use this methodology around the historic Liverpool waterfront and, in doing so, also consider the subsequent relationship that develops between writing, humankind and the natural environment around us.
PART 2: CREATIVE SPACE
Enjoy exclusive use of the historic France-Hayhurst, moored at the Liverpool waterfront, as a unique afternoon setting and inspiration for working on your own writing, whether indoors or on deck.
PART 3: SCRIPT AFTERCARE
Written feedback and other advice on your text following the event.
Terms & conditions for The Found Text: Writing for Devised Theatre (Full Price)
Due to the historic nature of the dock, there is unfortunately no disabled access.
Prior to the event, attendees will receive health and safety information, which they agree to abide by.
Proof of entitlement to concession required at event.