Tuesday 6th June, 6 – 8pm
Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh
This workshop will explore directing and theatre-making within a socially engaged context. Looking at different approaches to working with communities and potential ways of working with real people and real stories. Thinking about how to centre people’s experience whilst creating exciting and popular contemporary theatre. The aim of the workshop is to provide a series of exercises which participants can take away to shape and inform their own work.
Jack Nurse is a director and theatre-maker from Dumfries and Galloway. He is the Co-Artistic Director of Wonder Fools, an Artist in Residence (Creative Development) at the Traverse Theatre and was recently an Origins Artist with Headlong (2021-2). Jack is the co-artistic lead of international participatory project Positive Stories for Negative Times (Wonder Fools in association with the Traverse Theatre). Current and recent directing work includes 24 (Day) by Annie Jenkins for the Almeida Theatre in association with All Change, Cardboard Citizens, and Arsenal in the Community and 549: Scots of the Spanish Civil War for Wonder Fools’ 2022 Scottish Tour.
Photo credit: Ruari Barber Fleming
This free JMK event is open to all. There are limited spaces available, allocated on a first come first served basis. You will be notified whether you have a place as soon as possible: if after that you are unable to attend, please notify us asap so that your place can be offered to another.
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