Date / Time: Thursday 18th April
Duration: 10.30 - 13.00
Venue: Leicester Adult Education College
Practitioner: Chris Thorpe
Everything is fucked so let's make some theatre
Location: Leicester Adult Education College
This workshop is for anyone interested in making work responsive to current political and environmental concerns. We'll explore how to make useful work that addresses issues that feel immediate, how that work can retain its artistic integrity and how and if theatre can effect change in audiences.
Chris Thorpe is a writer and theatre-maker from Manchester. He has ongoing collaborations with Rachel Chavkin (Confirmation/Status), Rachel Bagshaw (The Shape of the Pain), and Lucy Ellinson (Torycore). As a playwright he's most recently worked with The Royal Court, The Unicorn and the Royal Exchange. He is an Associate Artist at Manchester Royal Exchange and with Third Angel.