This day long masterclass with Annabelle Comyn, aims to give experienced actors advanced skills in acting for the stage. You will hone your skills as an actor, develop a process to both acting and auditions. The workshop will provide you with the opportunity to perform in a safe environment while receiving honest, down to earth and relevant advice. Participants will learn how to approach and work with selected text creatively.
Please note that this workshop is exclusive to Cork.
Participants of the Advanced Acting Workshop can expect to:
- increase confidence in your acting techniques
- develop mastery of advanced acting craft
- learn techniques for playing for particular playwrights
- develop your ability to take direction effectively
Days: Sunday 15th Dec 2013
Location: The Granary Theatre, Cork
Times: 10am – 4pm
or telephone 1890 258 358
Annabelle’s most recent production of Tom Murphy’s The House at the Abbey Theatre Dublin has been a critical and popular triumph and follows on from her acclaimed production of GB Shaw’s Pygmalion for The Abbey Theatre. Other work for The Abbey includes A Number by Caryl Churchill and Blue/Orange by Joe Penhall.
Annabelle is Artistic Director of HATCH Theatre Company for which she has directed Love and Money by Dennis Kelly; Further Than The Furthest Thingby Zinnie Harris; Cruel and Tender by Martin Crimp; Pyrenees by David Greig; Blood by Lars Norén and The Country by Martin Crimp all in association with Project Arts Centre. Freelance work includes The Sit by Gavin Kostick (Bewley’s Theatre – Dublin Fringe Festival Best Male Performance nomination and Bewley’s Cafe Little Gem Award nomination);Dublin Noir; My Brother is Disappearing and Eclipsed 1 and 11 for The Irish Times Award winning Whereabouts (Fishamble). She has also directedChurchill x 3 (Three More Sleepless Nights; Ice Cream and Hot Fudge);Terrorism; Loveplay; The Strip; The Possibilities and Mad Forest for the Samuel Beckett Centre, Top Girls for NYU Tisch and Twelfth Night for The Granary Theatre, Cork. For the Royal Court Theatre she directed Good-bye Roy (Exposure); B22 (Young Writers’ Festival); Rough Road to Survival(Class) and Under the Skin (in association with London Weekend Television and the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital). Other work in London includesThe Lament for Arthur Cleary (Brockley Jack, London) and The Rock Station(Finborough, London). In 2003 she directed Ashes and Sand by Judy Upton (Nukutheater, Tallinn, Estonia),
Annabelle is currently Director in Residence at Project Arts Centre, a scheme awarded by the Arts Council and Dublin City Council. She is also a Project Catalyst as part of a Project Arts Centre initiative.