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Growing Wings: A 4 part drama course to help you step into your light

Mentored by Martin SchmandtMentor summary: Artist, poet, teacher
Location address: Forest Row, RH18 5JX
Chosen age group:

For ages: 18+ years

Available tickets:
Standard £195
Next date: None - message Mentor to express interest


Join me at Emerson College for four intensive weekends of drama workshops. This course, which can be taken as a complete experience on any of the weekends, will allow you to develop your presence on all the stages life presents you with. Each weekend will have a different theme. This means that participants who join more that one weekend will have the opportunity to build on what they have already experienced to extend and deepen their skills. Those that join a later session will be introduced to the theme without prior expectations or experience needed. You will learn to stay grounded in a dynamic world of feeling and imagination and to use your body and voice as powerful expressive tools. The exploration of character will reveal aspects of your inner life that have been waiting to emerge and grow wings. The last weekend is a special session devoted to directing which sensitises you to the key questions of any developing situation. In drama terms, that means that you give attent...

Martin Schmandt·Artist, poet, teacher
I have been a Waldorf teacher for 19 years. I was a Class Teacher at Michael Hall for 16 years. I wrote and directed many Class 12 plays and other performances such as musicals and operas. I am an international advisor on Waldorf education and regularly visit China. I have a diploma from Artemis School of Speech and Drama in East Grinstead. I am currently running in Drama in Education course in China and have worked as a writer and director with touring companies in the UK. I am a practising artist, specialising in sacred paintings and biographical portraiture I am also a published poet.

Learning aims

You will learn how to use your body in an expressive way.

Strengths to develop

You will be learning the expressive potential of each part of the body. We will learn our own default ticks, gestures and postures and make this more conscious so that we can expand our repertoire of physical expression.

What's provided


Enhanced DBS

Basic DBS

Risk Assessment

Public Liability Insurance

Safeguarding Training

First Aid Kit

Smoke Detector

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we'll be

Emerson College, Hartfield Road, Forest Row, East Sussex, RH18 5JX

Pricing information

Ticket: Standard £195

Pricing information


My experience is an educational activity and the 14-day cooling-off period under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 therefore applies. After the 14 day period my standard policy will apply.

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

A non-refundable deposit of £250 is required to reserve your place. I will be happy to welcome a substitute participant in the event that a student needs to withdraw.


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