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Workshops & Opportunities

Tools of Children's Theatre


March  20, 2015

presented by THEATRE FOR YOUTH professor at UNCG, Rachel Briley


Juniors at the school of theatre@weaver were treated to a workshop with UNCG professor, Rachel Briley.  She led them through an interactive theatre piece called PEPITA and then discussed with them the tools and techniques that brought the story alive and connected with the students.  It was incredibly fun and educational!  Our students can't wait to get started using those tools as they create their theatre piece for Gateway.



March 10, 2015

Masterclass on Ensemble and Viewpoints

presented by veteren Broadway actor (star of Pippin, Addams Family, and many more) Terry Mann

auditions for Triple Arts program held in the afternoon


Students at Weaver were treated to an amazing morning taught by the incredible Terrence Mann.  He presented a masterclass on ensemble and Viewpoints and did a workshop in acting songs utilizing some of our own students.  In the afternoon he held auditions for his summer TRIPLE ARTS program.  It was a great day--he's as nice as he is talented!



November, 2014

Production with special talk back with cast and crew

presented by Rachel Briley and the Theatre for Young Audiences progam



LAMDA presents workshop at WEAVER


October 22, 2014




presented by Rodney Cottier

Head of the Drama School, London Academy of Dramatic Arts


Rodney Cottier’s Shakespeare workshop takes students through a lively history of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre; explores questions of Elizabethan staging in contemporary performance; delves into Shakespeare’s First Folio; and uses these discussions to approach Shakespeare’s text by working select scenes from the complete plays, with special attention to the opening of King Lear.

This masterclass is interactive, stimulating, and a great deal of fun!  It is 3 hours and is geared to all levels of experience, with something in it for everyone – from those just starting out to old pros.  All are welcome, and the more who attend, the merrier.  

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