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workshops

  january  

Movement for Actors 

Date: 27/01/2021
Time: 6pm Irish time
Where: Zoom
Price: €10
How to apply: email producer.lipzinctheatre@gmail.com

'The body knows things about which the mind is ignorant' - Jacques Lecoq. 

 

 This workshop is about freeing yourself as an actor. It will guide you through the basic steps to connect the body and the mind, helping you to get out of your head and be grounded. It will teach you how to effectively warm up and feel present on stage or behind the camera. 

 

The class will feature Laban technique, animal study and physical gesture. 

No prior experience necessary and can easily be done from home in a small space.  

 

Hanna Tams is a Palestinian choreographer , dancer ,and teacher. He holds an MA in Dance From Liverpool John Moore University. He specialises in contemporary arts, and folklore. He believes that movement can say more than words and that dance is the unifying language of our world. He founded Douban Professional Dance organisation in 2012 - a dance company that performs locally and internationally, focusing on tackling social sensitive issues faced by the community. Hanna also teaches and choreographs in more than 14 different institutions, connecting him with students from all over the world. In 2017 he was awarded the Emerging Young Leader Award by the USA department and, best choreographer in the Palestinian folklore Competition three years in a row.  

  February  

Technical Theatre and Design 101 

Date: 03/02/2021
Time: 6pm Irish time
Where: Zoom
Price: €10
How to apply: email producer.lipzinctheatre@gmail.com

This workshops will include and introduction to the technical aspects of theatre, in both lighting & sound. Colin will introduce the various control programmes that are used in theatre, and also discuss the process of designing both lighting and sound for theatre. He will also show some practical at-home solutions for designing in the streaming age, and some online resources for further learning as we look forward to the reopening of theatre.

 

Colin is a Lighting Designer, Chief LX & Technician from Co. Wexford, now based in Dublin. He has worked with LipZinc Theatre on a number of productions, including Dolly, Mad Cats & Divas & Sugar Mice. He recently competed an MFA in Stage Design (Lighting & Dramaturgy) at The Lir Academy Dublin.

Colin’s recent design projects include ‘The Curious Case of Albert Cashier’ with Quintessence Theatre, ‘Hamlet’ at UCD, numerous shows in Dublin Fringe Festival & Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and ‘Skin Tight’ with Restless Ecstasy Theatre Company. 

Colin has also worked with a number of major Irish theatre companies such as Rough Magic (Chief LX - Venus in Fur, & Assistant Lighting Designer - Hecuba) and Brokentalkers (Chief LX - The Examination, ans Chief LX/Relighter - Woman Undone).

For more information, to view production images and to download his CV & Portfolio, check out colindoranlighting.com.