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Weekend Lab: Cheek by Jowl

Ten people stand in various poses in front of a red wall which spells out 'vendetta'

Join Cheek by Jowl's associate Marcus Roche for an intensive weekend workshop in response to their production of The Revenger’s Tragedy.

Cheek by Jowl is the international theatre company of Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod, producing work in several languages, including English, Italian and Russian.

Marcus Roche has trained and worked in Russia and has been with Cheek by Jowl for over five years as Assistant Director of The Winter's Tale, Périclès, Prince de Tyr, and lead workshop practitioner.

Through this intensive weekend workshop, you will gain insight into the key elements of Cheek by Jowl’s approach to acting, including working with text, movement, rehearsal exercises, character motivation and using ‘the space’. As part of the Lab, you will receive a ticket to the Friday evening performance on Fri 6 Mar. The Lab is suitable for students, emerging or mid-career actors, directors and theatre-makers, ages 18+. Some prep work in advance of the lab will be required.

Bursary Places:

A limited number of free bursary places are available if you are unable to attend this Lab due to your financial circumstances, and you are a resident in an east London borough**. To apply for a bursary place, please email [email protected], with the following information:

Please tell us what you would gain from participating in this Lab

Please give us an outline of your financial circumstances, clearly demonstrating why you would not be able to attend without a bursary place

* East London boroughs include: Barking and Dagenham, City of London, Hackney, Islington, Newham, Redbridge, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest

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