Evening Course in Drama and Theatre Studies

Evening Course in Drama and Theatre Studies

NEW EVENING COURSES

 

ACTING FOR ADULTS

INTRODUCTION TO CONTEMPORARY DANCE

YOUTH THEATRE

FELDENKRAIS CLASSES

 

10-week courses:

We offer two new 10 week courses commencing 25th September 2017 and running until the week commencing 27th November 2017.  

Please follow this link to our Online Registration Form

Price: €100 for UCC Staff/Students, recipients of Social Welfare Payments, Over 65’s. €120 for all other applicants

Closing Date:  All applications must be submitted by September 21st at the latest and online payments must be made before the start of the course, by September 24th at the latest.

Further Information:

Please contact dramaandtheatre@ucc.ie for more details.

 

8-week course:

We offer a new 8 week course beginning the 17th October 2017 and running until 5th December 2017.   Please follow this link to our Online Registration Form  

Price: €80 for UCC Staff/Students, recipients of Social Welfare Payments, Over 65’s. €100 for all other applicants

Closing Date:  All applications must be submitted by October 12th at the latest and online payments must be made before the start of the course, by October 16th at the latest.

Further Information:

Please contact dramaandtheatre@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 Contemporary Dance

Duration: 10 weeks  

Date: Wednesday 27th September ’17 to Wednesday 29th November ‘17

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

Time: 19:30pm – 21:00pm

Price:  €120.00 or €100.00 for UCC Staff/Students, recipients of Social Welfare Payments, Over 65’s.

 

Discover new ways to move and express yourself. Try out the basics of modern dance such as fall/recovery and create an inner connection to movement. Increase your awareness, balance, strength, and flexibility in a joyful way!  Learn and devise short choreographies with self-expression and creative choice being key.

 

Bio

Maria is from Berlin, Germany, and facilitates dance and drama classes with Dance Theatre Project Cork. Her background is in modern expressive dance, contemporary dance, dance theatre, community dance and multilingual drama. She is a graduate of Drama & Theatre Studies, UCC and the Laban Guild. See https://dancetheatreprojectcork.com/ for more details.

 

Youth Theatre (15+)

Duration: 10 weeks  

Date: Thursday 28th September ’17 to Thursday 30th November ‘17

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

Time: 18:30pm – 20:00pm

Price:  €100.00 for UCC Staff/Students, recipients of Social Welfare Payments. €120.00 for all other applicants.

 

The Youth Theatre class offers an introduction to theatre skills for young people aged 15-18. Over 10 weeks of drama workshops participants will gain an understanding of basic theatre techniques while improving and developing their own confidence. During the course participants will experience different approaches to devising theatre including physical theatre, improvisation, writing and character development.  The course 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.  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).

 

 

Acting for adults (18+)

Duration: 8 weeks

Date: Tuesday 17th October ’17 to Tuesday 5th December ‘17

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

Time: 19:30pm – 21:00pm

Price:  €100.00 or €80.00 for UCC Staff/Students, recipients of Social Welfare Payments, Over 65’s.

 

Acting for adults (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.

 

The Feldenkrais Method

From 25 September to 4 December: Mondays from 6-7pm Drama 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 Drama & Theatre Studies, UCC.

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

 

Close X