Training Course

Hijinx Academy

Organisation: Hijinx Theatre

Region: South

Artform: Theatre

Welcoming: Learning Disability

Opportunity Summary:

Hijinx Academy is a unique performance skills training course for learning disabled adults from Cardiff and the surrounding area. Students on the Academy study a variety of skills including clowning, comedia dell'Arte, forum theatre techniques and more. The Academy is designed to prepare you for employment as a performer by creating an environment which is as close as possible to a professional rehearsal. Students are expected to work hard and expectations are high in terms of their engagement with the programme. With hard work and dedication Academy students have the potential to go on to perform in our professional touring productions, projects leading up to Unity Festival, Hijinx Pods, Hijinx Residencies, forum theatre projects and all aspects of the creative work which Hijinx produces. The Academy runs on Mondays and Tuesdays each week in Cardiff for 50 weeks of the year. It is open to students aged 18 years and over who live in Cardiff, Newport and surrounding areas. To apply, please contact dan.mcgowan@hijinx.org.uk to arrange a taster. Payment for the course takes place via the student's social services provision.


Organisation Information:

Hijinx Theatre is one of Wales

W: www.hijinx.org.uk

T: 029 2030 0331

E: info@hijinx.org.uk