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Directors, Producers, Writers

13 April 2018


DARE TO CREATE: Kick start your career!

A series of workshops for Directors, Producers, Writers, Actors and Creatives looking to develop their own work…

 

Director

Edinburgh Fringe – Mastering the Festival

Tutor: Steven Atkinson

4 April

This is a group session led by HighTide’s co-founder and Edinburgh Fringe veteran Steven Atkinson discussing all aspects of performing at the Edinburgh Festival.

 

Developing Screen Acting Technique

Tutor: Vivienne Cozens

8 April

This is a workshop for those who are new to screen acting and those wanting to brush up on their technique.

 

Audition Practice on Camera

Tutor: John Melainey

Tuesdays from 10 April

This is a weekly on-camera workshops to learn, practice and review TV and film auditioning and sight-reading skills.

 

 

Thinking of Starting a Theatre Company?

Tutor: Catherine Lamb

11 April

This is a workshop designed to equip you with all the information you need to start a theatre company and begin creating and producing your own work.

 

Interpreting Text Through Fresh Eyes

Tutor: Luke Fredericks

18 April

This is an exploration of interpreting text in unusual and creative ways to maintain the truth and story of the line but seek to find unique and relevant ways to interpret it.

 

Acting on Screen

Tutor: Caroline Webster

18 April, 29 June

This is a workshop that will give you the skills you need to prepare and play a role on screen

 

TV Commercial Workout

Tutor: John Guerrasio

22 April

This workout will give you the lowdown on how commercial castings really work and give you practical tips on how to master, enjoy and win commercial auditions.

 

Vocal Extremes

Tutor: Yvonne Morley

23 April

This is a practical workshop for actors, voice artists, and performers, ideally with some pre-existing voice training.

 

Methods of Backstory

Tutor: Jesse Quinones

24 – 27 April

This is a four day workshop for actors and aspiring film directors exploring numerous techniques to enable actors build backstory grounded in truth for screen performance.

 

Monthly Writers Drop-in

Tutor: Stewart Permutt

27 April, 25 May, 29 June

This is aimed at anyone who has work they would like to be read for group feedback or who just want to observe or discuss an idea.

 

The Five Golden Rules of Acting

Tutor: Vincent Riotta

8, 10 May

This is a two day course using the five golden rules of acting, which are the basis of all acting techniques.

 

Creating Your Own Web Series

Tutor(s): Alys Metcalf and Roxy Dunn

10 May

This is a workshop to ignite and inspire anyone interested in creating their own online comedy or drama web-series.

 

Meisner Workout

Tutor: Kate Maravan

10, 31 May & 21 June

A workshop for those who have experience in the Meisner Technique and want to continue or refresh the work.

 

Screen Acting – Be Real and Believable

Tutor: Daniel Dresner

9, 11 May

This is a two-day workshop designed to give you the skills and tools to be real and believable on screen every time. Help the viewer believe it because you do.

 

On the Road with Paines Plough

Tutor: James Grieve

11 June

This is an informal conversation to offer an insight into Paines Plough’s work and ideology.

 

Musical Theatre Audition Technique Masterclass

Tutor: Danielle Tarento

14 June

This is a masterclass with award-winning producer and casting director Danielle Tarento to brush up on your technique for musical theatre auditions.

 

Mindfulness and Meditation for the Creative Life

Tutor: Megan Latham

14 June

This is a half-day workshop aimed at both complete beginners and those with some experience in meditation.

 

Confronting Classical and Shakespearean Monologue

Tutor: Michael Fitzgerald

18 June

This is a workshop aiming to give clarity, deeper understanding, and strength of presentation to the performance of your monologue and also to address any fears and issues relating to the text and the performing of it.

 

Tune Up

Tutor: Niki Flacks

18, 19, 20 June

Designed specifically for actors who have previously done the Acting With Passion workshop this is a chance to reinvigorate the connections and revisit the joy.

 

Producing: Where Do I Start?

Tutor: Katy Lipson

22 June

This session is your chance to get an overview of how to pitch, fundraise and market a show, either as a dedicated producer or an actor, director or writer looking to produce your own show.

 

Meisner and Cold Reading

Tutor: Susan Bracken

25 June

In this workshop we will look at how the Meisner-trained actor can develop their cold-reading skills.

 

Acting on Screen

Tutor: Caroline Webster

29 June

This is a workshop that will give you the skills you need to prepare and play a role on screen.

 

Yoga

Tutor: Clare O’Sullivan

Fridays

This is a nourishing flow yoga class to unravel tension and free the body and mind.

 

Writer

Edinburgh Fringe – Mastering the Festival

Tutor: Steven Atkinson

4 April

This is a group session led by HighTide’s co-founder and Edinburgh Fringe veteran Steven Atkinson discussing all aspects of performing at the Edinburgh Festival.

 

Screenwriting for Actors

Tutor: Nirpal Bhogal

10, 11 April

This is a workshop that, over two sessions, teaches the basic principles of screenwriting including story structure, character building, world building, thematic structure, and formatting.

 

Thinking of Starting a Theatre Company?

Tutor: Catherine Lamb

11 April

This is a workshop designed to equip you with all the information you need to start a theatre company and begin creating and producing your own work.

 

Monthly Writers Drop-in

Tutor: Stewart Permutt

27 April, 25 May, 29 June

This is aimed at anyone who has work they would like to be read for group feedback or who just want to observe or discuss an idea.

 

Beginning Playwriting: The 10-Minute Play

Tutor: Lydia Parker

5 May

This will focus on the structure of storytelling, writing dialogue, character development and dynamics.

 

Creating Your Own Web Series

Tutor(s): Alys Metcalf and Roxy Dunn

10 May

This is a workshop to ignite and inspire anyone interested in creating their own online comedy or drama web-series.

 

Write Your Own Role

Tutor: Lydia Parker

20 May

This will focus on the structure of story telling, writing dialogue, character development and dynamics.

 

On the Road with Paines Plough

Tutor: James Grieve

11 June

This is an informal conversation to offer an insight into Paines Plough’s work and ideology.

 

Mindfulness and Meditation for the Creative Life

Tutor: Megan Latham

14 June

This is a half-day workshop aimed at both complete beginners and those with some experience in meditation.

 

Story Development: from Acting to Writing

Tutor: Greg Mosse

16, 30 June

Workshops include improvisation, story outlining, scene writing, and a discussion of general principles of story development, including working alone and working collaboratively.

 

Producing: Where Do I Start?

Tutor: Katy Lipson

22 June

This session is your chance to get an overview of how to pitch, fundraise and market a show, either as a dedicated producer or an actor, director or writer looking to produce your own show.

 

Yoga

Tutor: Clare O’Sullivan

Fridays

This is a nourishing flow yoga class to unravel tension and free the body and mind.

 

Producer

Edinburgh Fringe – Mastering the Festival

Tutor: Steven Atkinson

14 June

This is a group session led by HighTide’s co-founder and Edinburgh Fringe veteran Steven Atkinson discussing all aspects of performing at the Edinburgh Festival.

 

Thinking of Starting a Theatre Company?

Tutor: Catherine Lamb

11 April

This is a workshop designed to equip you with all the information you need to start a theatre company and begin creating and producing your own work.

 

Monthly Writers Drop-in

Tutor: Stewart Permutt

27 April, 25 May, 29 June

This is aimed at anyone who has work they would like to be read for group feedback or who just want to observe or discuss an idea.

 

Creating Your Own Web Series

Tutor(s): Alys Metcalf and Roxy Dunn

10 May

This is a workshop to ignite and inspire anyone interested in creating their own online comedy or drama web-series.

 

On the Road with Paines Plough

Tutor: James Grieve

11 June

This is an informal conversation to offer an insight into Paines Plough’s work and ideology.

 

Mindfulness and Meditation for the Creative Life

Tutor: Megan Latham

14 June

This is a half-day workshop aimed at both complete beginners and those with some experience in meditation.

 

Musical Theatre Audition Technique Masterclass

Tutor: Danielle Tarento

14 June

This is a masterclass with award-winning producer and casting director Danielle Tarento to brush up on your technique for musical theatre auditions.

 

Producing: Where Do I Start?

Tutor: Katy Lipson

22 June

This session is your chance to get an overview of how to pitch, fundraise and market a show, either as a dedicated producer or an actor, director or writer looking to produce your own show.

 

Yoga

Tutor: Clare O’Sullivan

Fridays

This is a nourishing flow yoga class to unravel tension and free the body and mind.