men's theatre project

Welcome! What happens when a group of men meet for ten evenings to connect and play? Come and find out!

Over the course of ten 3-hour sessions we will build skills in improvisation, movement, storytelling and characterization as we develop material for a devised performance piece, which will be presented in the Byron Theatre in the 10th week, on Monday eve,  17th December.

The thematic material for the performance will evolve through the process of working together. Hopefully we will enter worlds sublime, ridiculous, intimate and universal as we dive into the ocean of creativity together - emerging victorious and ready to share the treasures we bring back from whatever shipwrecks, caves or mythical worlds we find ourselves in!

No previous performance experience is necessary for this project. And please note, individuals who identify as male are also most welcome.

This 10wk course will conclude with a live theatre Performance in The Byron Theatre on Mon eve 17th December!!! 

10 Wed Eve.  17 Oct- 19 Dec 2018. 6.00pm - 9.00 pm. Byron Community Centre, 69 Jonson St.  Byron Bay.

The 10 week course cost is $250 (earlybird $220 till 3 October)  Please contact Adrian today on 0437 328 394.

NEXT START DATE Wed 17 October 2018.

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Adrian Williams-Brett

Adrian completed his training as an actor at The Harkness Studio (Sydney) in 1987. He moved to the U.K where he based himself for 23 years, working as an actor, director, producer, musical director, playwright and actor-trainer. He also worked as a theatre and music practitioner in the fields of mental health, disability, youth and aged care.

In 2012 he returned to Australia where he held the position of voice trainer for The Actors Workshop and A.C.P.A (Aboriginal Centre for the Performing Arts) from 2012-2016. He currently teaches voice, movement, acting and public speaking as a freelance practitioner, works as a support worker in community mental health outreach, runs a community choir and sings with Mullumbimby Russian men’s choir, ‘Dustyesky’ and classical vocal octet, ‘Dynasty8’.

He holds a Diploma in Speech and Drama, a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and an Advanced Diploma in Voice Studies.

Adrian is passionate about theatre, music and community.

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Brin Pritchard.

With a Bachelor of Education in Drama and Post Graduate Diploma in Film already in his profile, Brin studied with the great theatre teacher and practitioner Jacques Lecoq in Paris in 1997-98. Other significant training includes Ruth Zapora in Berkely, California; extensively with Al Wunder in Melbourne; and Giovanni Fusetti’s Kiklos Theatre in Padua, Italy.

Brin has a long list of credits as an actor, theatre writer, director and teacher in Australia and the UK. Recent performances with Lightwire Theatrical Productions include: Café Floriani; Spirit of the Mask; and Thoughts Have Feelings Too. He has also performed for companies such as Emerge, Underground and Evocations in shows such as Callisthesia at the Brisbane Powerhouse, Batavia at the Judith Wright Centre and A Man with 5 Children by Nick Enright. With Mercury’s Wings Theatre on the Gold Coast he played Horatio in Shakespeare’s Hamlet; Hamm in Becket’s Endgame; Leonarto in Much Ado About Nothing; and Feste the Fool in Twelfth Night. La Mama in Melbourne commissioned Brin to play a very innovative Clown in The Show Must Go On.

Brin has extensive teaching experience. He was a tutor/director at the Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE – Performing Arts Department from 1990-98 and for Inner London Education Authority at the Fleet Community Education Centre in 1986-87. Since then he has worked in conjunction with various organisations including Backbone Youth Arts, Homunculus and Lightwire Theatrical Productions as a specialist tutor in Commedia dell’Arte, Clown, Mime and Improvisation.

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