Creating a Character

This course will focus on character development and will explore movement, voice and, most importantly, inner physicality. The aim is to equip the actor with quick and decisive tools with which to search for and realise a character in order to prepare effectively for auditions, and fully inhabit a role...

Taught by: Bradley Taylor.

Description

This course will focus on character development and will explore movement, voice and, most importantly, inner physicality. The aim is to equip the actor with quick and decisive tools with which to search for and realise a character in order to prepare effectively for auditions, and fully inhabit a role.

The course will focus on the observation of the human condition and how to look at things without judgment but through repetition and play in order that any facet of human life can be replicated and, most importantly, dramatised.

Topics covered include:

  • movement class each session to find character tempo
  • use of everyday objects
  • use of gestures
  • placement of characters

There will be an informal presentation at the end of the five days in which the actors will display the characters and scenarios that they have been developed. 

Who should take this course?

This course is for those students that wish to explore acting psychologically to create realistic and fully formed characters.

Entry requirements: A good grasp of English and to be able to read from a script.

Level: Beginners

Tutor information

Bradley Taylor trained at Drama Centre and has been involved in various productions in theatre, film and tv. His most recent credits include the Royal National Theatre, sell out shows of Othello (Rose theatre) and to date playing Leontes in The Winter's Tale (Old Vic Tunnels). Bradley is currently in Someone To Blame at the Kingshead.

Materials

Please bring to the first session:

A notepad

Clothes that are comfortable to move in.







Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
14/08/2017 - 18/08/2017Monday to Friday10:00 - 16:001 Week£545Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket