Our Behind The Scenes workshops will introduce you to a range of careers in theatre production roles. This year, workshops will focus on taster sessions designed to introduce you to the many aspects that go into making a theatre production.   

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Become a Hub member for just £5. Members enjoy 1 free workshop, member discounts, priority booking for workshops, invitations to networking events and free theatre trips. 

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Workshops

Spring/ Summer Season 2019

Set and Costume Design 

Dates

  • Fri 1st March 

Time: 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Price: £5 Non-members/ £3 Members

Location: Old Diorama Arts Centre

Led by: Paul Burgess 

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Paul Burgess has designed the set and costumes for many Deafinitely Theatre productions. Paul leads this session to give a taster of the skills and life of a theatre designer. 

Stage Management 

Dates: 

  • Fri 8th March 

Time: 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Price: £5 Non-members/ £3 Members

Location: Old Diorama Arts Centre 

Led by: Ali Pottinger 

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Ali Pottinger is a professional Stage Manager and BSL interpreter and has spearheaded courses in technical theatre for deaf participants. This is an excellent opportunity to get a taster in Stage Management. 

Sound Design 

Dates

  • Fri 15th March

Time: 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Price:£5 Non-members/ £3 Members

Location: Old Diorama Arts Centre 

Led by: Richard France

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Come explore creating sounds and learn about making a lot of noise. Richard France will be leading the session and offers you the opportunity to explore and experiment with sounds.

Theatre Marketing 

Date: 

  • Fri 29th March 

Time: 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Price:£5 Non-members/ £3 Members

Location: Old Diorama Arts Centre 

Led by: JHI 

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JHI is a leading marketing company that specialises in theatre marketing working on many national and international productions. This introductory session will look at what theatre marketing involves and the process behind it. 

Theatre Producing

Date: 

  • Fri 5th April

Time: 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Price:£5 Non-members/ £3 Members

Location: Old Diorama Arts Centre 

Led by: Dominic Francis  

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Dominic Francis is Deafinitely Theatre's Creative Producer with over 15 years’ experience working within the theatre industry. This workshop will look at the processes of producing a theatrical production. 

Directing 

Date: 

  • Fri 3rd May

Time: 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Price:£5 Non-members/ £3 Members

Location: Old Diorama Arts Centre 

Led by: Paula Garfield 

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Paula launched the first def-led theatre company in the UK and is Artistic Director of Deafinitely Theatre. Paula has worked on a variety of television, film and theatre projects over the past fifteen years. This taster session will look at the process of directing theatre productions.

Lighting Design 

Date: 

  • Fri 10th May

Time: 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Price:£5 Non-members/ £3 Members

Location: Old Diorama Arts Centre 

Led by: Joe Hornsby  

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Joe Hornsby has worked extensively as a lighting designer in theatre for the past ten years. He recently collaborated with Deafinitely Theatre on 4.48 Psychosis and Contractions. This workshop will provide a taster into the process of lighting a theatre production.