Friday April 5th – Saturday April 6th 2019
The Monkey House
Friday 5 April 6.30 - 9.30pm & Saturday 6 April 9am - 5pm.
This hands-on workshop for actors and emerging directors will explore key approaches to rehearsal. We will work through the process of preparation, casting, working with actors and helping articulate the director's unique voice.
Tutor: Shane Dempsey
Shane Dempsey is an Irish Director working in London and beyond. He trained at The National Theatre Studio and E15 Acting School. He was Staff Director to Ian Rickson on his production of Translations by Brian Friel, (National). He is currently a Connections Director for The National Theatre, supporting productions across the UK. His recent work includes the critically acclaimed Continuity by Gerry Moynihan, The Non-Stop Connolly Show (Finborough) and About Last Night, Seven Jewish Children (Arcola).
Shane was funded by The Arts Council of Ireland to train as a director. He went on to be invited to observe Lev Dodin of the Maly Theatre of St Petersburg in Paris and has also observed actor training in Moscow at the Vakhtangov Theatre. He has led workshops in New York, Shanghai, Bangkok, Chengdu, Moscow and Beijing.
Friday, April 5th 2019
Ends: Saturday, April 6th 2019 at 5:00pm
Bookings close: April 5th 2019
Fourth Monkey is based at the Monkey House, situated at 97-101 Seven Sisters Road, London, N7 0AP.
We’re easily accessible via a number of transport routes - we're an 8 minute walk from Finsbury Park Station and 14 minute walk from Holloway Road station, plus many buses run past us on Seven Sisters and Hornsey Roads.