Fergus Aitken: Physical Theatre & Mime Workshop: Nelson

Fergus Aitken Nelson Workshop
2 Jun 2019
10.30am to 1.30pm, Sunday 2 June
A journey of self discovery through physical awareness, playfulness and presence
Event type: 
Dance, Theatre, Workshop/Seminar
Price: 
Full Price $55 / Earlybird discount $40 available
Venue: 
Studio One
Address: 
1 Rutherford Mews, Nelson City, New Zealand
Region: 
National, Nelson / Tasman

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A 3-hour intensive physical theatre and mime class for performing artists and any people wishing to develop their physical skills and awareness.

Students are taken on a journey of play and exploration, developing spontaneity, freedom, playfulness and presence plus mime techniques, via games and improvisation.

- movement analysis
- illusionary mime
- physical comedy
- slow motion
- states of tension
- isolations and robotics

For ages 16 plus.

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL
Spaces are limited.

Full price: $55 per person.
Earlybird discount: $40 - available until Friday 3 May 2019.

Interested participants please book via info@fergusaitken.co.nz -
tel. 021 386 487.

Workshop leader Fergus Aitken has over three decades experience in over a dozen countries world-wide. An international award-winning entertainer, he has performed in Russia, England, Ireland, Scotland, Netherlands, Fiji and Australia.

Recent masterclasses have included Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Wellington, Riverside, Nelson, Christchurch, Queenstown and Dunedin.

Fergus trained in mime, physical theatre, circus and clown, in the UK and in NZ. His teachers include Robert Bennett, Desmond Jones, John Wright, Simon McBurney, Les Bubb, John Bolton, Deb Pope, Giovanni Fusetti, Thomas Monckton, Fraser Hooper and Ira Seidenstein.

www.fergusaitken.co.nz

There are two free places available.
To apply for ascholarship place, please submit a 1 page letter - detailing why you feel you should be offered a free place.

For more details on the scholarship places, please contact info@fergusaitken.co.nz

Written by

Fergus Aitken

16 Mar 2019