Teen’s Theatre Workshop at Trinidad Theatre Workshop (Closed)

Host: Trinidad Theatre Workshop

Presents: Teen’s Theatre Workshop

Discipline: Theatre/Acting

Subcategories:  Improvisation, stage combat, musical theatre, playback theatre, lighting and stage design

Skill Level: Teens 13 -17 y/o

Description:  This class is targeted towards creative teenagers looking for an outlet for expression. Through fun but structured training, the students will learn to use voice and body in the skill of acting. This workshop encourages young people to think outside the box, connect to characters, and immerse themselves in language through team work. Theatre studies facilitate teens in developing confidence, compassion and discipline as well as helping them with reading and comprehension. Throughout the course, students will work together to construct and produce a presentation which will be performed at the end of term showcase.

Duration:  23rd September – 9th December 2017

Dates | Times : EVERY Saturday from 1:30PM – 4:30PM

Location: Trinidad Theatre Workshop | #23 Jerningham Avenue, Belmont, POS

Facilitator: Afi Ford-Hopson

Afi Ford-Hopson is a dynamic, artistic and culturally motivated, creative individual. A holder of The Practitioner’s Certificate in Theatre/Theatre in Education, and also a BA in Theatre Arts and Communication Studies from The University of the West Indies.

Afi has been teaching and facilitating social and theatre  based programs for the past 12 years. Her dedication to theatre arts stemmed  from her involvement in Brown Cotton Ensemble Tent Theatre and EMERJ Associates, managed by two of Trinidad’s recognised theatre practitioner and mediators, Ellen O Malley Camps and Louris Lee Sing, respectively.

Aunty Afi, as she is known to many of her students, has also worked on films such as Bazodee, Play the Devil and Ghost of King Pin Estate. Afi, the Managing and Artistic Director of U.C.A.N Theatre Company, is very passionate about the cultural and performing arts and views the art forms as a vehicle to bring about social change, self expression and social identity in an effort to  promote positive  community spirit.

Presently, Afi works with young children  and teenagers as a Theatre Arts and Communications Educator. Afi has worked in both the artistic and media industries, functioning at various levels. Afi is involved in a number of social and cultural projects and views this as her way to promote positive change in communities and the wider society.​

Cost: $1,600TTD (Payment plan available)

Registration Opens: 7th August – 9th September 2017

Registration Location: [Same as Workshop Location]

Contact: trinidadtheatre@gmail.com, (868) 624-8502  (868) 2200486

Workshop details submitted by: Shaneika Jeffrey

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