Community Theatre for Young Adults

An intensive production for young performers
Mentored by Jo McInnes

Connecting people to their voice

Forest Row, RH18 5JA
For ages: 16 - 18+
£200/hr - concession available
Next date: Friday 7th Jan, 17:00 - 19:00

A summary

I am delighted to offer an amazing opportunity for young people to experience a professional run rehearsal leading to a production devised by the company. This programme will be run with some after school sessions and some weekend afternoon sessions over a 6 week period. We will be highlighting and utilising each participant's individual skills such as writing, lighting, singing or music composition. We will be honing in and using these individual gifts as our source material to create the form of the piece. If you don't feel that you have a particular special interest, then we will gladly harness your imagination and openness to reveal the benefits of a generalist. I will choose the performance from the ideas generated collaboratively in the first sessions and the group will devise and create a high-quality rehearsal and performance plan. In the rehearsal sessions, we will research and develop the ideas through drama games, improvisation, mind-mapping and other techniques. T...

About your Mentor

About your Mentor

Jo

I have worked extensively as an actor and director for companies including BBC, Channel 4, Royal Court and RSC. I am an Associate Director of the Hackney Showroom. I have directed for the Royal Court Theatre, The Old Vic and Hampstead Theatre and have directed television for the BBC and Channel 4. I am also an award-winning radio drama director for BBC. Examples of productions include: THE HARDEST RAIN by Zawe Ashton, One Voice at The Old Vic, 2018 THE SAME DEEP WATER AS ME by Nick Payne, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, 2017 3 SHORT PINTER PLAYS, HAMLET, BOY and many more for Guildhall School of Music and Drama, 2016 VALHALLA by Paul Murphy, Theatre 503, 2015 36 PHONE CALLS by Jeremy Brock, Hampstead Theatre, 2015 ANOTHER PLACE by D.C. Moore, The Drum, Theatre Royal Plymouth, 2014 I CAN HEAR YOU by E.V.Crowe + THIS IS NOT AN EXIT by Abi Zakarian, Midsummer Mischief Season, RSC Stratford and Royal Court Theatre, 2014 CARPE DIEM by Ella Thompson, New Views/National Theatre, 201...

Learning aims

To understand how a professional production process happens

Community Theatre for Young Adults block mentored by Jo McInnes
Community Theatre for Young Adults block mentored by Jo McInnes
Community Theatre for Young Adults block mentored by Jo McInnes
Community Theatre for Young Adults block mentored by Jo McInnes
Community Theatre for Young Adults block mentored by Jo McInnes
Community Theatre for Young Adults block mentored by Jo McInnes
Community Theatre for Young Adults block mentored by Jo McInnes
Community Theatre for Young Adults block mentored by Jo McInnes

What's provided

Safety

Enhanced DBS

Basic DBS

Risk Assessment

Public Liability Insurance

Safeguarding Training

First Aid Training

First Aid Kit

Smoke Detector

Coronavirus Safety Policy

Please note

Please note, it is the responsibility of the booker to satisfy themselves about the adequacy of the safety measures. This platform is merely an introducer and does not verify the items listed here.

Where
we'll be

Michael Hall Steiner Waldorf School, Kidbrooke Park, Forest Row, East Sussex, RH18 5JA

Pricing information

Standard price: £200/hr
Concession price: £150/hr

Young performers should book and commit to the whole rehearsal period. The standard price of £200 is equivalent to less than £6 per hour. If you are in a household of very low income or have other circumstances that would make paying the standard price very difficult, you may select the concessi...


Pricing information

Cancellation

My experience consists of a leisure activity, on a specific date(s), and therefore the 14-day ‘cooling off period’ under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 does not apply.

No refunds are given except in the case of a cancellation by the Mentor.


Cancellation


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