Mainly, this theatre course is about improvisation . In other words, you learn how to play in the here and now. You develop acting skills, daring and imagination in a playful way. The theatre floor is an open space to experiment with other players, to invent characters and to devise scenes. You learn how to start a theatrical situation with an open mind en without drawing up a plan.
What can you expect?
In the drama classes we will focus on what it takes to become an allround performer. The basic principles of acting: movement, use of voice, creating a stage character, improvisation and working on short scenes will be covered. Having fun, playing and exploring are important elements of the drama course. Creating characters, using your imagination, feeling free to experiment and being in the Spotlight is what you will learn. Working together and inspiring each other on the floor, jumping in and being in the moment gives energy and creates new situations for the actor. We will devise scenes, work on emotional memory, laugh, take time to discuss and move into the wonderful arena of the performing world.
Who should apply?
If you are a beginner or are at intermediate level you are welcome to join. All nationalities welcome!
Het Nationale Theater
Watching others perform is very inspiring and enriches your own skills. For this reason we regularly attend plays/performances from Het Nationale Theater. After the performance there is a meet & greet with the actors where you will be able to ask questions about the performance. We also recommend to visit the productions of STET. They provide English language theatre in the Netherlands. STET