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Also part of Career Builder Courses... - Improvisation and Devising

Who could benefit from this course?

  • Anyone wanting to gain confidence in improvising
  • Performers looking to develop devising skills to create original performance
  • Performers wanting to use improving and devising in all aspects of theatre and film

How does it work?

  • A small intimate group.
  • A supportive environment.
  • Focused individual feedback
  • Work on being truthful with no pressure to be "funny" or "clever"
  • Through listening and generosity, learn to be more creative and watchable in performance
  • Use focus, status, objectives, physicality and behaviour to create character and story

What do you gain?

  • A fresh approach to use in all aspects of performance
  • An increased confidence in improvising and creating work
  • An enhanced ability to truthfully connect, listen and react
  • A kit of simple but effective tools to assist you while improvising
  • A solid foundation to build on

Dates, Times & Cost
£60 (10% off for  Vanguard Members. There are a limited number of Vanguard place available and you must be logged in for the discount.)

Teacher/Creator Biog

Gareth trained at the Royal Welsh College Of Music & Drama.
Theatre credits include : Running Wild Regents Park/Chichester Festival Theatre, The Machine Stops York Theatre Royal/Pilot Theatre, The Magic Flute Complicite, War Horse National Theatre, The Heart Of Robin Hood RSC, (150) & Branches National Theatre Wales, The Hub Clwyd Theatre Cymru,
Television and Radio Include: Boom Boom & True To My Land BBC Radio 4, Miliband Of Brothers Channel 4.
Alongside his acting commitments Gareth has worked extensively facilitating workshops covering a variety of approaches and performance techniques : National Theatre (NT Learning), York Theatre Royal, Clwyd Theatre Cymru, Stage Ed, City Acting, Emil Dale Academy.

"Gareth was absolutely amazing. His whole persona was incredible. He was extremely inspirational, approachable, professional and very friendly.”  - Previous Class Participant.

This course is part of Cockpit Career Builder. High quality professional training accessible and affordable to all.
These classes and workshops are designed to give the practical support and skills needed by performers new to, or looking to break into, the industry. Also for actors already working but wanting to gain the experience and confidence to break into a new area of performance.
Our tutors are all working actors and directors with many years of experience in TV, Film and Theatre. Together they provide a storehouse of knowledge and techniques, helping new actors gain the tools and self assurance they need to gain work in the profession. Many classes have small numbers of students, enabling personal tuition and feedback. Teaching is tailored to the groups and students receive personal attention enabling them to grow as performers.