Tempting Failure Masterclasses
Our series of intensive workshops with renown performance artists
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These practical and experimental sessions will be taking place in the excellent facilities of our higher education partner, Theatre Arts Department in Middlesex University, London.
Thursday 31st May
A workshop exploring darkness, shadows, twilight zones, light and luminosity.
A groping toward a group consciousness and shared works where everyone senses their own being embedded in the outcomes.
Note: Parts of this workshop will take place in complete darkness.
Adam York Gregory and Gillian Jane Lees
Wednesday 13th June
We invite participants to join us in creating a two-hour long experimental durational film that explores time, entropy, cause and effect.
The masterclass will consist of a morning spent addressing the concepts and challenges to performance through conversation and exercises, followed by an afternoon of performance.
Thursday 14 June
Taking TF18’s thematic of Fractured Bodies as a starting point, we are going to explore the idea of fracture – the break, cracking and disassembling of something fundamental, essential, structural and basic.
We will work with and into our bones, metaphorically and physically, as we search out disruptions breakages; we will consider the new assemblages these disruptions afford, the chaos and vitality of unruly rearrangements and unanticipated refigurations of bodies.
Saturday 7th - Sunday 8th July
A free workshop exclusively for NHS staff, nurses and mental health support workers.
Through a series of exercises led by action-architect Mehmet Sander, participants will learn new choreographies and collaborate on the creation of a new piece which will be performed at Tempting Failure 2018.
Friday 27th April
An immersive workshop led by artist Katherine Araniello – Participants are invited to join the pity fest and get an insight as to how Araniello misrepresents and messes things up.