Cherilyn's Session - Adapting Classic Texts (1st May)

Ticket includes:


1st May: 6pm - 10pm [Collaborative Devised Theatre through Adapting Classical Texts]

16th May: 1:30pm-4:30pm [Participant Devising Workshop]

22nd May: 6pm -10pm [(cont.)Participants Devising & Rehearsal]

23rd May: 6pm -10pm [(cont.)Participants Devising & Rehearsal]

30th May: 1:30pm - 4:30pm [Participant Presentations & Discussions]


Session outline:

  • Introduction to dramatic structures
  • Identifying dramatic structures in classic texts
  • My own process, using Faust and Oedipus
  • Participant Assignment


Participants will need:

  • The assignment will need them to be familiar with a chosen script or at least have internet so that they can research the plot structure of the piece
  • They will need to present their ideas, so they will need something to record down their thoughts , that can be through an electronic device or pen and paper


Learning outcomes:

  • Be familiar with identifying basic dramatic structures in scripts
  • An introduction into creating a pathway to adapting a classic text for a contemporary audience

Cherilyn's Session - Adapting Classic Texts (1st May)


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