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Summer Special Online Courses 2020

The drama of myths and legends
with Barney McElholm
Star in and make your own
Lockdown Movie!
Join us online
from anywhere in the world!

JOEY’S
JUNIOR JAMBOREE

ACTING IN ENGLISH AS
A SECOND LANGUAGE
TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
with JONNY WOOLF
YOU’RE NEVER TOO OLD TO START DOING DRAMA...

But I'm nearly 600 years old...?!

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Please share these courses with friends and family as non members are welcome and we have classes for 6yrs -90yrs.
If you ‘recommend a friend’ we will apply a £10 credit to your account. You just need to email us the students name.
We would also be very grateful if you could share the link on any of your social media accounts and help us spread the message far and wide.
To book your place(s) either click the links below or login to your parent portal (you need to register if not done so already)-CLICK HERE any queries please email alexis@youngactors.org.uk
Over the summer we will be running three schemes of activity:
  •  A six week block of our regular weekly online classes at normal times. This is to ensure we keep In touch with friends and colleagues during challenging times and keep being creative, having fun and making drama!
    https://youngactors.org.uk/classes-courses/
  • Specialist online workshops – below
  • Our own Islington Canal Tales – The movie! See below-right

Click on “Sign-up” on the left to join the following special workshops:


 

WEEK THREE 
MERCY’S INDUSTRY BOOTCAMP With Mercy Ojelade
Monday 3rd August – Friday 7th August, daily 2.30 – 4.30pm
Mercy will take you through: GOLDEN RULES OF ACTING including SIGHT READING, MONOLOGUE PREPARATION, AUDITION TECHNIQUE including THE ART OF THE SELF TAPE and INDUSTRY KNOWLEDGE.
Seniors and Adults, 12 years and up
£90/ £80 Concessions

ACTING IN ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE
Thursday 5th August – Friday 7th August daily 5pm – 7pm (BST)
A special new course aimed at actors 16 plus for whom English is not their first language, and open to anyone anywhere in the world!  Over the two sessions Mercy will break down an English language monologue and explore ways into working with the text. There may be some Shakespeare…
Seniors and Adults, 16 and up
£35

 

 



WEEK FOUR
JOEY’S JUNIOR JAMBOREE
Monday 10th August – Friday 14th August, daily 11.30am – 1.30pm
Juniors (6 – 11 years) with Joey Jarossi
A week of fun and frolics looking at IMPRO, CREATING CHARACTERS, PHYSICAL THEATRE, DEVISING AND MONOLOGUES.  You will create a take home video compilation to amaze and delight friends and family!
£90/ £80 Concessions

THE DRAMA OF MYTH AND LEGEND with BARNEY MacELHOLME
Monday 10th , Wednesday 12th and Friday 14th August daily 2.00pm – 4,00pm
Ages 7 – 14
A wild week exploring some of the oldest and greatest stories ever told in the myths and legends from all over the world.  Work with Barney to find ways to dramatise these stories and bring them to theatrical life in short movies!
£55/ £45 Concessions

 

 

 

 


WEEK FIVE
TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE with JONNY WOOLF (Two week course)
8 – 16 year olds
Daily, Monday to Friday 17 – 21 August and 24th – 28th August 2pm – 4pm
Two weeks exploring the stories from some of Shakespeare’s greatest plays.  Kings, Queens, Lovers, Villains, Fairies, Ghosts and Monsters!  Tragedy and Comedy!  Verse Speaking and some of the greatest characters ever created.
You will be putting together an amazing live Zoom show to be performed on the Friday evening.
£160, £120 concessions.

 

 



WEEK SIX
LOCKDOWN MOVIES with BARNEY MACELHOLME
Ages 12 and up
24th, 26, 28th August Daily 4pm – 6pm
Write, Direct and Star in your own mini lockdown Movie and attend the premiere, all in one week.  Drag in members of your household (or even your pets) for guest appearances.  Scout your home for locations.  Get creative with lighting.  Come up with amazing edits and special effects.  Barney will guide you through the process from start to finish and you will be amazed at what you can achieve, even if you have never thought of yourself as a film maker before.
£70, £50 Concessions

 

 

 


YOU’RE NEVER TOO OLD TO START DOING DRAMA!
– INTRODUCTION TO ACTING FOR THE OVER 60’S
Age 60 plus with Mercy Ojelade
A taster session for the over 60s who want to dip their toes into the world of acting and drama.  Mercy will take you through a warm-up, get you into improvising, building character and exploring some script.  This will be a fun introductory class suitable for both absolute beginners and those who haven’t trodden the boards for quite some time. You just need to be able to access Zoom and we will do the rest!
We are hoping to be able to run this as a regular weekly class later in the year.
Tuesday 11th August 11.00am – 1pm
£15


 Email alexis@youngactors.org.uk if you have any questions

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