Evening Classes

Department of Theatre Evening Classes

The Department of Theatre offers a range of evening classes in Adult Acting, Youth Theatre and Feldenkrais. Details for the individual classes below.

Further Information:

Please contact theatre@ucc.ie for more details.

PS: Please note that all courses will run subject to sufficient interest. Applicants will be informed accordingly as soon as possible. All classes currently take place in a room that is not wheelchair accessable, please contact theatre@ucc.ie for more details.

 

Introduction to Adult Acting (18+)

Student's Feet in an acting class

Introduction to Adult Acting (18+)

Duration:8 weeks on Mondays

Date: Monday 7th Oct 2019 (tbc)

Location: Theatre Lab (S4), Connolly Building, Western Road

Time: 19:00pm – 21:00pm

Price:  €100.00 for UCC Staff/Students, recipients of Social Welfare Payments, Over 65’s. €120 for all other applicants.

Introduction to Adult Acting (18+). If you have a hunch about acting this is the class for you. Discover the joy of playing with voice, gesture and emotion to create character pictures.

Discover the power of performance and learn to allow yourself to “be” fully in a public setting. Learn to engage with dramatic text and discover ways of bringing it to life on stage. 

Learn to have fun and experience excitement by exploring what is possible within the experience of yourself. The class is suitable for beginners and those with some experience.

Bio

Jack Healy has worked in theatre for over thirty years mainly as an actor and playwright. He has written scripts for the Everyman Palace, and RTE Radio. Most recently, under commission from Cork County Council, he wrote a stage adaptation of the novel, Glenanaar by Cannon Sheehan to celebrate the centenary of his death. Recently he played the part of Michael in the highly acclaimed production of Dancing at Lughnasa at the Everyman Palace, Cork.

Adult Acting Advanced (18+)

Student reading a script in the advanced adult course

Adult Acting Advanced (18+)

Duration: 8 weeks on Tuesdays

Date: Tuesday 8th Oct 2019 (TBC)

Location: Theatre Lab (S4), Connolly Building, Western Road

Time: 19:00pm – 21:00pm

Price: €100.00 for UCC Staff/Students, recipients of Social Welfare Payments, Over 65’s. €120 for all other applicants.

Adult Acting Advanced (18+).

If you already have some experience of acting this is the workshop for you. Return to and clarify the sense of joy and empowerment that the activity brings.

Come along and learn to develop on a practice that has already yielded results in terms of creative rewards

Learn to realise the actors art as a creative practice in its own right and to use the fabric of yourself and your own experience to pursue creative outcomes in theatre.

 

Bio

Jack Healy has worked in theatre for over thirty years mainly as an actor and playwright. He has written scripts for the Everyman Palace, and RTE Radio. Most recently, under commission from Cork County Council, he wrote a stage adaptation of the novel, Glenanaar by Cannon Sheehan to celebrate the centenary of his death. Recently he played the part of Michael in the highly acclaimed production of Dancing at Lughnasa at the Everyman Palace, Cork.

 

Youth Theatre (14+)

Staff and members of UCC Youth Theatre at Christmas workshopDuration: 20 weeks  

Date: Thursday 26th Sept 2019 to Thursday 16th April 2020

Location: Theatre Lab (S4), Connolly Building, Western Road

Time: 19:00pm – 21:00pm

Price:  €120 for both semesters or €60 per semester. 

UCC Youth Theatre offers an introduction to theatre skills for young people aged 14+. Over 10 weeks of theatre-based workshops participants will gain an understanding of basic theatre techniques, developing creatively and working both independently and part of an ensemble. During workshops participants will experience different approaches to devising theatre - including physical theatre, improvisation, writing and character development. UCC Youth Theatre is open to any young person with an interest in building theatre skills, developing creatively and meeting like-minded people.

Bio

Julie O’Leary is a theatre practitioner based in Cork. With a strong emphasis on Physical Theatre and Applied Theatre, Julie has worked extensively as a facilitator and director for young people for a range of companies both nationally and internationally, including Graffiti Theatre Company, The Abbey, The Lyceum (Edinburgh) and The Citizen’s Theatre (Glasgow). Julie currently works as the Creative Learning Director in Graffiti Theatre Company and lectures in the Department of Theatre, UCC.

If you have any questions about UCC Youth Theatre, please contact Fionn Woodhouse on youththeatre@ucc.ie or see our page here.

FELDENKRAIS CLASSES

Student exploring movement by making shapes with their body on the ground

The Feldenkrais Method

"For all that has been, Thank You.
For all that is to come, YES! "          
                                                    Dag Hammarskjöld
 
 
Ready for Autumn 2019 with better movement and wellbeing!
 
Are you looking for a change in how you move ? Then start up the year with Feldenkrais and begin your own "Operation Transformation"!  

Classes commencing 16th September: Mondays from 6-7pm Theatre Lab, Connolly Building, Western Road, Cork

The Feldenkrais Method is a highly respected method of somatic education with slow, gentle and exploratory movements to bring consciousness to how movement works.

Susanne Leutenegger has lived in Cork for 25 years. She trained in the International Feldenkrais Centre in Sussex (GB) and has been teaching the Feldenkrais Method in classes and workshops in Cork and abroad.
Her students come from a wide range of interests and include Tango dancers, violin teachers, horse riders......... all who wish to improve how they move.

Free of charge for staff and students of Department of Theatre, UCC.

All others: Please contact Susanne at http://www.feldenkraiscork.com/

 

Department of Theatre

Muskerry Villas, Western Road, Cork City T12 AW97

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