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Open Training has moved online!

Intro to Dramatic Foolery
Saturday, July 11, 10 am EST

Use your sense of play to enhance your acting and performing presence. Find physical humor from truths and seriousness from the comedic. Break through the Zoom camera to connect and collaborate with others. And have some fun and laughs in the process!

Drew Richardson is best known as the first person in the 21st century to have new silent films shown in major motion picture theaters. Besides being a silent film star in the wrong century, he has toured his solo shows to art centers, theaters, and festivals nationally and internationally, including the International Comedy Art Festival in China. Drew studied with physical theatre teacher Jacques Lecoq in Paris, has a BFA from Ohio University, and an MFA  from Virginia Commonwealth University. Drew directs and teaches physical acting for companies and universities and currently teaches at Muhlenberg College in Pennsylvania.

More at www.Physical.Actor

Join the Open Training Zoom here. Meeting ID: 767 8675 9043

Training is an integral part of theatre KAPOW's work. acting, movement, improvisation, voice, speech, object work, viewpoints, and more. Company members have trained with Double Edge Theatre Company, the Michael Chekhov Studio, Shakespeare & Company, The Atlantic Acting School and SITI Company, and draw on these techniques and methods for their work.

All are invited, no experience is necessary. Come comfortably dressed to move (no jeans). Arrive 15 minutes early to check in and stretch.

Upcoming Open Training Schedule

  • Saturday, July 11, 10 am - 12 pm ONLINE
  • Saturday, July 18, 10 am - 12 pm ONLINE
  • Saturday, July 25, 10 am - 12 pm ONLINE
  • Saturday, August 1, 10 am - 12 pm ONLINE
  • Saturday, August 8, 10 am - 12 pm ONLINE

Open trainings are held on the 3rd Saturday of every month and cost $5. Sessions take place in the studio on the third floor of 83 Hanover Street, Manchester, NH unless otherwise noted. Street parking is available. $5 per session, payable at the door. Questions? Email us.

Planning to join us? You can complete the waiver in advance and bring it with you if it is your first time.

Training with theatre KAPOW

What participants are saying:
"The process of creating with such trust... wow so wonderful! Thanks for making me feel welcome!"
"Had a mind-blowing moment at theatre KAPOW training this morning. Finally connected some concepts I have been struggling with. Love it!"
"Thank you for an invigorating training this morning! Sharpened these tools in my toolbox- movement and gestures to prompt/find feelings and using your whole body in a gesture so it has a beginning, middle and end."

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