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.

 

Introduction to Adult Acting (18+)

Introduction to Adult Acting (18+)

Duration: 8 weeks

Date: Monday 1st Oct 2018

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+)

Adult Acting Advanced (18+)

Duration: 8 weeks

Date: Tuesday 2nd October 2018

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 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.

 

Youth Theatre (15+)

Youth Theatre (15+)

Duration: 20 weeks  

Date: Thursday 20th Sept 2018 to Thursday 14th March 2019

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

Time: 19:00pm – 21:00pm

Price:  €100 for both semesters or €60 per semester.

 

The Youth Theatre class offers an introduction to theatre skills for young people aged 15+. Over 20 weeks of drama workshops participants will gain an understanding of theatre techniques while working towards a performance. During the course participants will experience different approaches to devising theatre including physical theatre, improvisation, writing, scene work, and character development. The course is open to any young person with an interest in building theatre skills, developing creatively and having good fun.

This initiative is supported by the UCC Plus+ office. 

Bio

Julie O’Leary is a theatre practitioner based in Cork. With a strong emphasis on Physical Theatre and Applied Theatre, she 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).

FELDENKRAIS CLASSES

The Feldenkrais Method

Classes commencing 24th September 2018: 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/

 

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