An Introduction to Verbatim Performance: Workshop 2 of 2

Sunday, 25 September 2016
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Event Details

Join Wordsmithery and Paint The Town on a two-day introductory workshop led by Lung Theatre Company, creatives of the verbatim theatre show ‘The 56’. The workshops will support a future project with Wordsmithery in spring 2017.

Workshop One: Thursday 22 September
10am- 1pm
Introduces you to documentary theatre, examining how to find and collate stories and the legal aspects of these stories in verbatim works.


Workshop Two: Sunday 25 September
11am- 2pm
Offers a chance to get feedback on your personal written accounts, and discuss the next steps in turning a true story into a full creative performance.

LUNG is dedicated to making work by communities, for communities, with communities. Touring work from Bradford to Battersea, they are committed to crafting political verbatim theatre, platforming innovative new writing and facilitating high-quality engagement & participation programmes. LUNG are Associate Artists at The Lowry. They are also working with the kind support of the National Theatre Studio, Battersea Arts Centre and Barnsley Civic.


Time:11 AM - 2 PM
Location:Nucleus Arts Centre, 272 High Street, Rochester. Kent. ME4 4BP.
Cost:£10 for two sessions
Suitable for:18+

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