The Actors Centre

Emotions and Character

WHAT IS IT? We will explore the emotional landscape available to you as a performer, helping you to make clear choices with freedom and confidence. HOW WILL IT WORK? Using games, storytelling and improvisation, we will explore six primary emotions: disgust, anger, fear, surprise, happiness and sadness. No preparation necessary. Just be ready to play. WHAT WILL YOU GET OUT OF IT? This workshop will help you with auditions, rehearsals and performance. Preparing you to trust your instincts whilst being in the moment. Price £30


Joy Richardson

Joy is an actor who has worked extensively in theatre and television. For over 20 years she has delivered acting workshops in the UK and abroad. She has performed in productions for Shakespeare’s Globe, The National Theatre, The Royal Shakespeare Theatre Company and in the West End. Directors she has worked with include Peter Hall, Richard Eyre and Katie Mitchell. Joy has performed with Judi Dench, Mark Rylance, and Michael Caine. Recent credits include Welcome to Thebes at the National Theatre, Song of Songs with the RSC and Shakespeare in Love in the West End. She is currently touring with Cheek by Jowl’s production of The Winter’s Tale.


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