Training Course

Performance Making Diploma for Learning Disabled Adults

Organisation: Access All Areas

Region: London

Artform: Theatre

Welcoming: Learning Disability

Opportunity Summary:

Access all Areas recently launched the One Year Performance Making Diploma for adults with learning disabilities in partnership with the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. The One Year Performance Making Diploma is a one year, part-time, day-time, evening and weekend course which runs from January to July and which develops performance making skills in devised theatre. Commencing in January 2014, the course enables students the opportunity to study physical and devised theatre practices whilst drawing upon contemporary methodology.  Students will learn to create their own devised pieces as well as author their own work through solo performances. The course culminates in a final 3 week devising project and a public performance in one of Central's fully equipped performance studios. Entry to the course is by application and interview/workshop and application forms can be downloaded from the Access All Areas website www.access-all-areas-uk.org. 15 places are offered each year with each place heavily subsidised by the Leverhulme Trust. The One Year Performance Making Diploma will enable students the opportunity to study physical and devised theatre practices whilst drawing upon contemporary methodology.  Students will learn to create their own devised pieces as well as author their own work through solo performances. The course will culminate with a final 3 week devising project and a public performance in one of Central's fully equipped performance studios.


Organisation Information:

Access all Areas is a theatre company for people with learning disabilities based in Hackney, London which runs a range of training, community and professional projects. As well as the opportunities detailed here, Access All Areas also runs a weekly theatre group for adults, Rainbow Theatre Company, which present productions twice a year.

W: www.accessallareastheatre.org

T: 020 7613 6445

E: info@accessallareastheatre.org