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Full Mask Theatre in Performance

Tutor: Tigger Blaize
Location: Evolution Arts, 2 Sillwood Terrace, Brighton BN1 2LR
Next date: Sunday workshop, 23 April 2017

Discover the art of performing in full mask on this one day workshop. Together we will unlock the secrets of non-verbal communication and acquire the principles of full mask work, using an array of beautifully handmade masks. The format will be a masterclass set up, alternating between watching and learning from others and actively exploring for yourself. In the afternoon we will work on presenting scenes in small groups.

Masks can take away the fear and anxiety of performing in front of an audience, being anonymous can spark confidence and allow you to fully explore a character. Confident performers will be surprised how much further they are able to transform!

About the Tutor

Tigger is from Guernsey and trained as an actor at Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama. Tigger has many years' experience in performing; from physical theatre to puppetry, full and half masks, acrobatics and children's theatre. Professional credits include York Theatre Royal, Oxford Playhouse, Belgrade Theatre Coventry, Theatre Hullabaloo, Theatre Royal Stratford East, BBC, and on mask shows with Trading Faces, Vamos Theatre and as Louise Bear in Meridian TV's "Teddybears".