What's On NOW!

Theatre Tours International Ltd
Theatre Tours International Ltd

Guy Masterson offers various Workshops, Masterclasses and Lectures


Workshops can be tailored to 1 hour, 2 hour or 3 hour sessions and modified according to age groups

Fees (Negotiable for smaller groups): 1 hour = £125, 2 hours = £200, 3 hours = £250

"
15- 30 mins can often be scheduled after performance (minimal Negotiable Fees)


Can be arranged if schedules permit.

Click here for Guy Masterson - Biography


(Maximum # participants 25)

PRACTICAL WORKSHOPS or MASTERCLASS
A one two or three hour workshop designed to introduce younger or elementary drama trained students to the possibilies of physical theatre. It will encourage a confidence to use the body as an expressive tool of communication and to open the mind to a means of communication other than vocal.

The workshop will consist or some or all of the following:

  • A strenuous physical warm up
  • A deep relaxation designed to empty the mind of everyday thoughts
  • Basic theories of theatrical communication
  • A series of practical excercises and demonstrations where the student is encouraged to use the body as much as the voice to communicate
  • The development of a "performance" of a three syllable word in a physical, vocal and present way.
  • Presentation of the "performance" to one's peers demonstrating new found confidence in physicality.


(Minimum time 2 hours - Maximum # participants 15)

PRACTICAL WORKSHOPS or MASTERCLASS
As above but for more advanced performers or drama students 16-18 years and up.

  • Some or all of the above but including:
  • More advanced introduction and/or discussion of modern theatrical practice
  • Presence, confidence and trust exercises
  • More complex physical experimentation
  • More stringent rehearsal and performance of word or phrase in a performance environment.
  • Improvement of performance through constructive criticism.

PRACTICAL WORKSHOPS or MASTERCLASS
The workshop will consist or some or all of the following:

  • A strenuous physical warm up
  • A deep relaxation designed to empty the mind of everyday thoughts
  • Vocal warm up
  • Brief discussion of basic theories of theatrical communication
  • A series of practical excercises, mime techniques and demonstrations where the student is encouraged to use the body as much as the voice to communicate
  • The development of a personal story in a physical, vocal and present way.
  • Presentation of the story to one's peers demonstrating new found confidence in mime and direct communication.

PRACTICAL WORKSHOPS or MASTERCLASS
As above but for more advanced performers or drama students 16-18 years and up.

  • All of the above but including:
  • More advanced introduction and/or discussion of modern theatrical practice
  • Presence, confidence and trust exercises
  • More complex physical experimentation
  • More stringent rehearsal and performance of the story in a performance environment.
  • Improvement of the performance through constructive criticism.

LECTURE STYLE
For more advanced performers or drama students 15-18 years and up who wish to create a monologue.

  • From Inception to Delivery
  • Conceputalisation
  • Structuring
  • Practical ideas
  • Rehearsal ideas
  • Learning techniques
  • Production ideas

PRACTICAL WORKSHOPS or MASTERCLASS
For more advanced performers or drama students or professionals 16-18 years and up.

  • From idea to realisation
  • Improvision and Visualisation techniques
  • Tangental thinking
  • Being bold

LECTURES OR PRACTICAL WORKSHOP
For more advanced performers or drama students or professionals 16-18 years and up.

  • All of the above but including:
  • More advanced introduction and/or discussion of modern theatrical practice
  • Presence, confidence and trust exercises
  • More complex physical experimentation
  • More stringent rehearsal and performance of the story in a performance environment.
  • Improvement of the performance through constructive criticism.

PRACTICAL WORKSHOPS or MASTERCLASS
For more advanced performers or drama students or professionals 16-18 years and up.

  • Visualisation
  • Creation of mindspace
  • Mime
  • Emotional recall
  • Focus
  • Inhabitation

For more advanced performers or drama students or professionals 16-18 years and up.

  • From selection to delivery
  • Interpretation
  • Conceptualisation
  • Practical focusing

For more advanced performers or drama students or professionals 16-18 years and up.

  • From conception to realisation - what it takes to make a solo show
  • The story?
  • The Market?
  • The Budget?
  • The Production
  • The delivery

For students 14-18 years considering a life as an actor.

  • The whys and wherefores of becoming an actor
  • Understanding of the art and the business
  • Placement of ambition
  • Practical planning
  • Training
  • Practicing