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

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. 

Previous Workshops

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 

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 

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

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 

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.