Drama

INTRO NEEDED

DRAMA COURSE

DAY CONTENT FOR MORNING SESSION  AND AFTERNOON SESSION
ONE Introductory Expectations: Skill Sharing Introduction to physical, vocal and creative *Warm ups *[These will then be done at every session]

Improvisation and stimulus from environment and some elements principles of world theatre i.e. kabuki / Commedia

TWO Sound Bath work with vocals/sounds – Story telling with sounds

Physicality on stage and meanings non-verbal

Story telling- exploring how we use language in theatre

THREE Introduction to Devising and Stage Craft

Working on Scenes; group/ duologues/ monologues using elements developed from previous sessions

FOUR Create a narrative/collage facilitated by Drama Practitioner

Run Through

FIVE Run Through; Dress & Technical rehearsal

‘Sharing’ Performance

*  Feedback and Evaluation Session

[ *This could also be done morning of DAY SIX and finish course at 11am/Midday]

SIX There are sessions planned for just five days; maybe the teacher can come up with what to do?

THE TEACHER

Mikyla Durkan
Mikyla Durkan

Mikyla Durkan has worked as a theatre practitioner director, actor and producer, both in the UK and abroad, over the previous 11 years and specialises in devising.   She received a 1st class degree from Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts in 2005.   She has recently studied with Dario Fo in Italy, exploring elements of theatre and performance alongside several other practitioners including Mario Pirvano and Jacopo Fo.

She has produced over 100 shows at varied venues in England and Italy including extensive directorial work, design; costume, set, marketing FX design and operation, stage management and devising.

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