Next workshop : Monday 17th & Tuesday 18th December 2012 : 10am – 5pm : London
led by Rae McKen with a masterclass from Lucian Msamati, Artistic Director of Tiata Fahodzi
 
Workshop fee: £75 per participant
  
After our busiest year to date which has seen us with three productions in London and one in Edinburgh we are pleased to be able to continue one of the most important strands of our company: continuing professional development for theatre practioners and performers.
 
In Spring 2013 Custom/Practice will be embarking on a large scale tour of A Midsummer Night’s Dream as well as producing Twelfth Night with our partnership theatre, The Lion & Unicorn. As always, we seek widely for our pool of ethnically and regionally diverse actors and our workshops are one of our main ways of meeting new artists. 
  
The workshop will be led by Custom/Practice Artistic Director Rae Mcken. She will work with actors on classical text, exploring language analytically and physically to stretch the boundaries of text. 
 
As always, we will have a masterclass as part of the workshop and on this occasion this will be led by Lucian Msamati, Artistic Director of leading British African theatre company Tiata Fahodzi, and recent star of The Royal Court’s production of Belong and The National Theatre’s Comedy of Errors alongside Lenny Henry.
 
We are also delighted to be able to offer a session in movement entitled “The Renaissance Body”. This workshop explores the culture of the Elizabethan court and the dances of the period. You will learn such dances as the Pavanne, Galliard and La Volta – gaining essential actor skills and enriching your physical and imaginative understanding of the body of this period. 
 
So if you are interested in working with Custom/Practice our workshop will provide an ideal opportunity for us to get to know you. If you are interested please email us at custompractice@gmail.com with a paragraph explaining why this workshop is of interest to you.
 
Custom/Practice is a theatre company dedicated to producing plays from with the european theatrical tradition with artists from a wide range of ethnic, regional and socio-economic backgrounds.