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Introduction to Theatre Interpreting (Level 3 BSL - RSLI)

Training venue: Festival Theatre Edinburgh, Nicolson St, Edinburgh EH8 9FT
Date: Saturday 17 March 2018, 10:00am - 5:00pm
(with optional signed performance of "The Play That Goes Wrong" on Friday 16 March 2018)
Trainers: Donna Ruane RSLI and Alexandra Shaw RSLT

This one day workshop is designed to provide an introduction to the various aspects of the theatrical interpreting domain and is open to those with Level 3 and above. As well as being an introduction to professional Theatre Interpreting, it is highly recommended for school/college plays or those who are involved with amateur drama or youth drama groups. It is also beneficial for those currently working in the domain.

During the day participants will gain an understanding of the stage, professionals who work in the domain and key points for good preparation. We will be using fun tasks to embed our training and so please make sure you wear comfortable clothes.

Participants will also have the option of attending the signed performance of "The Play That Goes Wrong" on Friday 16 March 2018 at 7:30pm. This will be interpreted by Donna Ruane RSLI.

Cost includes training, materials, tea/coffee and creative fun.
Early bird (before 31 December 2017) - £130 (optional signed performance £15.75)
Standard rate (1 January 2018 onward) - £145 (optional signed performance £15.75)

Deadline for purchasing tickets to "The Play That Goes Wrong" via Theatresign is 8 January 2018.

Placement confirmation will be given upon receipt of payment.

You can download the application form here or email training@theatresign.com for further information.


Making it Visual (Level 3+)

NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED FOR 2018.

Training venue: The Other Palace, London Victoria SW1
Date: Saturday 7 October 2017 9.30am - 4.30pm
Trainers: Donna Ruane RSLI and Leigh Bish (Deaf Instructor / Qualified Assessor - BSL Levels 1-6) 

Have you ever seen a story told in BSL and thought - 'Wow, they make it look so easy??' 

Want to learn how?

Using a variety of materials, this one day workshop offers an opportunity to explore the journey from 'the page to the stage' (be it theatre, conference, schools, home or otherwise) enabling participants to develop strategies for stepping away from English and providing a visually creative and meaningful interpretation.

This workshop will benefit those holding BSL qualifications of Level 3+, who wish to enhance their visual BSL skills. 

Cost includes - training, materials, tea/coffee and fun.
Early bird (before 31 August 2017) - £130 
Normal price (1 September 2017 onward) - £145

Receipt of payment is required before your placement is confirmed by Theatresign. (Please ensure you have the correct bank account details when making payment. For those who have attended previous courses - these details have now changed.)

You can download the application form here or email training@theatresign.com for further information.


Panto Interpreting Workshop

NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED FOR 2018.

Training venue: Birmingham Hippodrome Hurst Street Birmingham
Date: Friday 27 October 2017 10am - 5pm
Trainers:  Donna Ruane RSLI and Alexandra Shaw RSLT

In preparation for the Christmas panto/play season, Theatresign are pleased to be offering another of our hugely successful Panto Interpreting Workshops.

This one day workshop is designed to provide an introduction to the various aspects of pantomime interpreting and is particularly beneficial for school plays or those who are involved with amateur or youth drama groups as well as those working in the professional Theatre domain.

image of group.This training workshop is open to those with Level 3+ and will explore the various interpreting challenges of pantomime and related skills and techniques. All this will contribute towards developing your own personal style of panto interpreting.

Be prepared for anything - custard pies may feature!

Costs include - training, materials, tea/coffee and lots of fun!
Early bird (before 31 August 2017) - £130
Normal price (1 September 2017 onwards) - £145

Receipt of payment is required before your placement is confirmed by Theatresign. (Please ensure you have the correct bank account details when making payment. For those who have attended previous courses - these details have now changed.)

You can download the application form here or email training@theatresign.com for further information.

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