‘mens voices’ theatre project
Welcome! What happens when a group of men meet for 8 evenings to connect? Come and find out! Physical Theatre. Writing. Mask Work. An ongoing ensemble & performance project.
Over the course of eight, 2 1/2 hour sessions we will build skills in improvisation, movement, storytelling and characterisation as we develop material for a devised performance piece, which will be presented to friends and family at the end of the project.
8 Wed Eve. 6 Feb - 27 March 2019. 6.00pm - 8.30 pm. Brunswick Picture House, 30 Fingal St. Brunswick Heads NSW 2483.
The 8 week course cost is $200. Please contact Brin today on 0423 120 280.
START DATE : Wed 6 February 2019.
No previous performance experience is necessary for this project. And please note, individuals who identify as male are also most welcome.
Brin Pritchard - volunteer facilitator
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.