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16 – 21: The art of stage fighting

Thu 17 and 24 January 2019
Running Time: 5–8pm per session

Thursday 17 January, 5–8pm
Thursday 24 January, 5–8pm
John Lyons Education Studio, National Theatre Studio

This workshop is available to 16–21-year-olds
£20 (bursaries are available)
Price includes a ticket to see Antony & Cleopatra on Tuesday 16 January at 7pm

Discover how realistic fights are created for the stage in this two-part practical workshop with fight director Ruth Cooper-Brown from RC-Annie Ltd. Using techniques and choreography based on the National Theatre’s production of Antony & Cleopatra, you will explore text and character to create exciting and effective violence – the RC-way!

RC-Annie Ltd are the UK’s leading dramatic violence company. Established in 2005 by Rachel Bown-Williams and Ruth Cooper-Brown their recent work for theatre includes The Tell-Tale Heart and When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other at the National Theatre, and productions with Shakespeare’s Globe, The Bridge and the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Bursaries

We would never want cost to prevent anyone from taking part. Full and part-funded bursary places are available. If you would like to apply for one, please fill in this form.

Young people in an outdoor setting, performing in a choreographed fight scene

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