Some Kind of Violence: Stage Combat Course Tickets | St Margaret's House Edinburgh  | Wed 17th October 2018 Lineup

Some Kind of Violence: Stage Combat Course tickets

St Margaret's House in Edinburgh

Wednesday 17th October 2018

7:00pm til 9:30pm

Minimum Age: 16

10 week introductory stage combat course run by Some Kind of Theatre.

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Some Kind of Violence: Stage Combat Course on Wednesday 17th October 2018

Some Kind of Violence: A 10 week series of drop-in workshops on the rudiments of stage combat.
Our two experienced tutors (Rachel Close & Chris Paddon) will demonstrate how to bring violence to your productions in a safe and convincing manner. Over 10 weeks, you will learn the core techniques required to be able to build your own choreography into future productions.
Each week will focus on one of the different skills required for everything from a simple slap or fall to fighting multiple opponents either armed or unarmed.
COST: Price is £7.50 per session (£5 concession) available on the door, or £50 in advance for the whole 10 week course.
CONCESSIONS: Available for students, OAPs, unemployed participants, disabled participants, Equity members.
VENUE: Room 503, St Margaret's House.
ACCESS: Wheelchair accessible via lifts from the basement entrance. If you have any access requirements, please let us know via the Some Kind of Theatre Facebook page or We'll do our very best to make the course accessible to you.
WEEK 1 (AKA The Most Important Stage Combat Session Of Your Life)
Safety and trust in stage combat. Stage combat games.
Falling and basic strikes.
Selling the hit. Performance in stage combat.
WEEKS 4 & 5
Unarmed combat.
Sound effects in stage combat.
WEEKS 5, 6 & 7
Weapon Distance
Footwork in unarmed and armed combat.
Targets in armed combats.
Cues, responses, attacks, and parrying
Fighting a group.
WEEKS 8 & 9
Choreographing a fight.
Showcase and awards ceremony.

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