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King's Head Theatre Online - June 29 - July 3

King's Head Theatre

EVERY weekday at 1pm, the King’s Head Theatre is streaming a different window into the theatre – free and accessible to everybody.

On Monday, June 29 join Ben Pettitt-Wade from Hijinx, a not-for-profit professional theatre company who cast learning disabled actors in award-winning productions which tour the world. Ben has devised and directed numerous productions for the company; his most recent production, The Flop, was shortlisted for a Total Theatre Award at the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

On Tuesday, June 30, 2020 Stella Wilkie Award-winner Macadie Amoroso talks about her journey into the arts and experiences as an actor and writer in the industry, how her debut show Blue Beneath My Skin came about, and the trajectory it’s taken since.

On Wednesday, July 1 sound designer Tingying Dong talks about her approach to interpreting a script/project from a sound design perspective, and some methods she uses to enrich the sound design and therefore to enrich the piece. Ting is a sound designer, composer, and technician from Beijing. She was trained at LAMDA and has since been based in London.

Thursday, July 2 will be a Skills Session with Ita O’Brien and David Thackeray, intimacy consultants. They have developed industry standards for Intimacy on set and promote best practice within the industry. They have worked on numerous high profile productions including Sex Education and Pennyworth and for international broadcasters including Netflix, Warner Bros, Apple TV, Channel 4, Sky and HBO.

On Friday, July 3, Katie Berglof, Will Irven and Imy Wyatt Corner from Swings and Roundabouts discuss their mission to create community for theatre makers, and look to their future projects within the Covid-landscape and beyond. Swings & Roundabouts is a collective for emerging theatre makers to connect, share skills and support. At the beginning of Lockdown, they moved online, launching ‘PLAYgrounded: a virtual community for theatre makers during Covid-19 crisis’, and their first Virtual Showcase will take place Sunday, July 19.

You can find these on the King’s Head Theatre’s Facebook and Instagram pages.