It’s an opportunity to try out new ways of relating to other people in a very structured way. So it’s new ways of relating, and trying out different ideas which are related in some way to theatre. But it’s not about going and putting on a performance, not at all. It’s much more around the edges of performance I suppose, and some of the techniques you might use.
Elders Monthly sessions are designed to give people a fun introduction to theatre with a particular focus on performance. It’s a very safe environment and no-one is thrown in at the deep end. It’s a chance to learn through some practice about different theatre techniques and how actors in particular might prepare to work.
Participants can attend as many sessions as they wish throughout the year.
I am not the same person who joined The Elders on that very first day. Nothing else I do in my activities or, indeed, have done in the past has brought my new found confidence I am now experiencing. I want to shout from the rooftops, ‘look out world, here I come. And if I can do it, so can you..