The D64 Pass

Want to experience the best in Theatre training, get added perks and at a fraction of the cost? Then you want the D64 Pass:

  • A place on three workshops of your choosing.

  • D64 T-shirt & Bandana

  • Free Standby on ALL other workshops*

2019/2020 Acting Workshops

Our 2019/2020 workshops are here. We have a full programme of workshops designed to give a variety of training opportunities for students from the age of 8 right through to 21. 

Our junior workshops are open to ages 8-12 and our senior workshops are open to ages 13-21. Places are limited on all workshops to ensure the highest level of student attention so please do book in advance to avoid missing out. We can't wait to welcome you to District64 :)

'6Degrees'

28th-30th October 2019

For District64 Company members only, this three day workshop is a chance for our 2020 Edinburgh cast to get together and workshop the creative ideas we have for our piece on the climate crisis. This workshop is only to be booked on confirmation of your place in the Edinburgh Cast.

Spinfield School, Marlow

10am-5pm   £125

Advanced Puppetry

25th-26th January 2020

Working with highly acclaimed puppeteers who have worked across film, TV and theatre, you will spend some time recounting and practising the fundamentals of puppetry, before exploring the mechanics of puppet design for use in performance.

Spinfield School, Marlow

10am-5pm   £130

Musical Theatre

14th-15th March 2020 TBC

Working with musical theatre performers and professional acting coaches, our workshop will mainly focus on acting through song. Over the course of the two days we will look at the work of Sondheim and the demands in performance- with the result being that each student will leave with songs ready for Musical Theatre auditions.

Spinfield School, Marlow

10am-5pm    £130

Jr Musical Theatre

17th May 2020

From working on vocal technique and nailing the MT sound, to learning to act through song and learning and dancing choreography from west end shows, our junior Musical Theatre course looks at how important it is to be a triple threat and helps you to become a performer excelling in singing, acting and dance!  The course is taught by MT professionals who have all excelled in the West End and on Broadway!

Spinfield School, Marlow

10am-5pm    £75

Jr Stage Combat

17th November 2019

In this exciting introduction to the world of Stage fighting, you will learn hand to hand combat to be used in a choreographed fight for performance. Taught by experienced professionals, you will aim to create a film-ready fight to take home with you at the end of the day.

Spinfield School, Marlow

10am-5pm  

£75

Jr Screen Acting

2nd February 2020

The industry-professional-led workshop explores the important differences between stage and screen acting.

 

During the day, students will work with script and improvisation to develop confidence and ease in front of the camera. The workshop will cover camera technique- and how to make creative choices, so the actor can feel in control and comfortable when the director calls ‘Action!’ 

Spinfield School, Marlow

10am-5pm    £75

Edinburgh Rehearsals

5th-9th April 2020

For Edinburgh 2020 Company members only, this five day workshop forms our mainstay of devising work where we finalise the content, structure and framework for '6Degrees.' This workshop is only to be booked on confirmation of your place in the Edinburgh Cast.

Spinfield School, Marlow

10am-5pm    £225

Jr Classical Theatre

29th May 2020

This workshop offers a practical approach to classical text with the focus on unlocking the sense of what's being said and communicating it clearly. We want students to leave with a greater love and less fear of Shakespeare; knowing precisely what they mean when they speak it, without being overawed just because of who wrote it.

Spinfield School, Marlow

10am-5pm    £75

Audition Preparation

23rd-24th November 2019

Drama School auditions can be daunting, nerve wracking and surrounded by myth. This workshop equips you with the tools to confidently prepare for your auditions, with feedback and guidance on your pieces from Drama School professionals as well as advice on how to cope with the pressure of the whole experience.

Spinfield School, Marlow

10am-5pm   £130

Jr Puppetry

8th March 2020 TBC

Taught by the very best in the business, this introduction to the fundamentals of puppetry will be a fun and highly creative day where each student will get a chance to make and perform with a fully functioning puppet. 

Spinfield School, Marlow

10am-5pm    £75

Screen Acting & Self Tape

2nd-3rd May 2020

The workshop will start with us working with script and improvisation to develop confidence and ease in front of the camera. We will then put this into practice as we explore self-tape technique- a now crucial skill in any actor's toolkit. 

Spinfield School, Marlow

10am-5pm    £130

Classical Theatre

13th-14th June 2020

The course will aim to develop a fuller understanding of the language of Classical texts, exploring the history and socio-political background and context of these classical authors worlds and words. This innovative workshop will give all participants the confidence to speak and classical texts, fully inhabit the character, and immerse in the world in which they exist.

Spinfield School, Marlow

10am-5pm    £130

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