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Mask workshop with Rikki Tarascas as part of Diverse Sussex
10th November 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmFree – £5
A mask is a device for driving the personality out of the body and allowing a spirit to take possession of it . A beautiful mask may be completely dead whilst a piece of old sacking with a mouth and eye holes in it may have vitality and presence .
We will explore ‘What it is that makes you watchable?
Working with The Neutral Mask:
We will explore the concepts of centering and neutrality in the body and the importance of focus observation and sensation.
We will explore balancing ,effort and non-effort, stage presence and the notion of the inner life of the performer.
Through action and observation participants will become aware of how to make fuller use of all their senses and subtle energies to deliver an engaging performance.
Aimed at all levels this workshop will both fun and fascinating `Through tutor led practical exercises these workshops will introduce students to the practical advantages of approaching performance through the body’.
Please wear loose clothing.
£5, free for Devonshire West residents
10 spaces – 5 ticketed, 5 reserved for local residents
Rikki Tarascas is a theatre director and artist. He is part of the Constructed Geographies group exhibition.