WORKSHOPS
AVAILABLE ONLINE OR FACE TO FACE

Whether you’re looking for an unusual birthday party or play date idea, a creative treat to brighten the school day or a new skill for your youth group, Laura Sharpe Theatre Workshops has something for you! Workshops currently available online or face to face in accordance to Covid-19 restrictions and guidance

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LIP SYNC PUPPETRY

During this 90 minute Zoom workshop participants will play icebreaker games and learn about different styles of puppetry. They then have the opportunity to create their own hand puppet and learn how to bring it to life ready for a group lip sync performance!

Participants will be required to provide newspaper, tape and any decorations they have close to hand for this workshop.

Suitable for groups up to 30 Participants

60 minute sessions available for smaller groups less than 12 participants

Recommended for Ages 7+ 

Younger children may need adult help to make their puppet.

SHADOW PUPPETRY

A new 90 minute workshop exploring shadow puppetry! In this session participants will play an ice breaker and learn about different styles of puppets before building their own shadow theatre and a self portrait puppet and using them to perform a short story! 

Participants will need access to a cardboard box, baking paper and a torch to make their theatres. 

Recommended for Ages 10+

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IMPROVISATION

This Workshop can be booked as either a 60 or 90 minute session with a choice of theme if preferred. 

Participants use their imagination to breathe life into new characters and create exciting stories and scenes. This session features lots of games and actively encourages laughter!


Recommended for Ages 7+ 

Session can be adapted to suit different age groups and group sizes

LITTLE STORYTELLERS

This 60 minute session is designed for younger children. They will explore what makes a great storyteller before donning their magical story suits and working as a team to create a brand new character and epic adventure tale! The sessions can be themed or worked around existing stories or kept open to wherever the groups imaginations take them! 


Best Suited to a maximum of 12 participants

Recommended for Ages 5-7

 

FACE TO FACE EXCLUSIVES

Whilst online is wonderful, some workshops can only bring their full magic when the group are all together which is why we are delighted to offer some further workshops that can only be offered face to face!

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MASK

This incredible popular workshop uses Trestle theatre masks as a way of exploring physical theatre and clowning, Available as a mask taster (60 min Session) or as a  full day or half day masterclass

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PUPPETRY MASTERCLASS

These masterclasses explore the basic principles of puppetry and introduce the wonderful world of Bunraku puppetry (3 person puppets) 

Can be booked as a taster (60 min), full day or half day

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PLAY IN A DAY

Devise, Rehearse and Perform a whole performance in just one day! 

These can be inspired by the groups favourite story or fitted to a theme!

Why not book a pantomime in a day this Christmas? 

Suitable for groups of up to 20 participants 

 

CONTACT

To enquire about a potential workshop or to ask any questions please fill out the contact form or email laurasharpetheatre@gmail.com and I will get back to you as soon as possible

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