Rehearsal

Character development

Description

Character development is one of the most important processes when tackling a new character, it is the process and execution of creating a fully recognised, complex, and realistic character to make the audience engaged and invested.
This workshop is specifically designed to provide the participants with additional tools and exercises to develop a character through the use of text, subtext, and physicality, the exercises used are inspired by a variety of recognised contrasting practitioners.

Whether it be classical or contemporary, this workshop provides an in-depth session of character discovery and development. Each exercise will be explained in great detail so that the participants understand how to use it safely in the future, who the inspiring practitioner is and why such an in-depth process is needed to create a fully authentic character.

Optional (free of charge): For future use and theoretical purposes, the entire workshop can be recorded and made privately available after it has taken place. We believe this is extremely effective when working and developing, it helps to remember what was discussed and practiced while allowing you to move freely without having to worry about taking notes!

Key Learning Points

  • An in-depth insight on how to successfully develop and discover a character

  • Further exploration into contrasting theatre practitioners

  • A variety or exercises and tools to use in the future

  • An insight on how to successfully break down and analyse a text

  • Explanations and terminology useful for logbooks and assessments