Improv Master Class
Impro and Acting with William Reay
Saturday 31st August & Saturday 7th September. 10am - 4pm both days.
£50 for both sessions. You must book in advance for this class!
A 2 day acting and improvisation masterclass looking at releasing spontaneity within performance and communication in the context of group work. Topics covered include storytelling, character, status & naturalism.
An ideal course for actors and improvisers wanting to learn more about the Keith Johnstone methodology of Improvisation.
Keith is one of the few internationally recognised authorities in the field of improvisation, great chunks of which he created, including improvisation forms that include Theatresports, Maestro Impro, Gorilla Theatre, and the Life Game.
His book Impro, and Impro For Storytellers, have been translated into many languages.
He worked at London’s Royal Court Theatre for its ten most revolutionary years (1956-1966), beginning as a reader of plays and ending as an Associate Director.
Led by professional actor, William Reay.
Will is highly knowledgeable on Keith Johnstone Performance methods having worked with him and his concepts since 2005. Will has been bringing Keith and some of his Canadian contemporary's over to the UK to teach for 13 years. As a teacher he is part of the famous West End Stage Summer School.
He has a wide range of theatre experience, some of his credits include playing Henry VIII in Powerplay, My Brothers Keeper (Playground Theatre), The Collector (Fringe First Winner - Edinburugh, Arcola. UK tour & Greenwich theatre) & Lee Hall's Cooking with Elvis (Gatehouse, London).A strong classical CV he has appeared in twelve Shakespeare plays. Most notably Angus Jackson's production of King Lear in Chichester and New York, opposite Frank Langella & Sir Peter Hall's epic last productions of Henry IV in Bath.