Playmaking

▪    Training in playmaking can be applied to developing message or issue-based plays as well as plays with alternative artistic ambition, and covers research, developing premise, plot, structuring narrative and scenes, creating character, development of character, playmaking with professionals, playmaking with community groups and students, African theatre, political theatre, use of myth or folk tale.

▪    Making and playing with masks, naturalism or stylised forms; comic territories such as clown, bouffon, commedia dell’arte or farce; tragic territories: melodrama, chorus, journey of the hero, tragedy rooted in individual human flaws, tragedy structured around historical, social or political

▪    Rehearsal and production in spaces outside traditional theatre spaces.

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