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  • Tue

    A brief history of Theatre - 16 sessions

    6:30 pmWitham Hall, Horse Market, Barnard Castle DL12 8LYwww.thewitham.org.uk 01833 631107 info@thewitham.org.uk Centre Manager£120.00 for 16 sessions

    Laurence Sach leads an informal sixteen session introduction to the development of European theatre from its earliest origins in Ancient Greece to the five key practitioners (Henrik Ibsen, Anton Chekhov, Constantin Stanislavsky, Bertolt Brecht and Samuel Beckett) who provided the foundations for modern 20th and 21st century theatre. 

    Each two hour session begins with an illustrated talk followed by a group discussion of that session’s topic and play text.  

    The course is presented by Laurence Sach, a performing arts lecturer, and freelance writer and director. Laurence has been artistic director of Durham Theatre Company, manager of Middlesbrough
    Theatre and The Playhouse, Harlow, and Head of Arts for Harlow Council. For seven years he was a lecturer on the Middlesbrough College/Teesside University foundation degree in performing arts.

    For queries or additional course information email: laurencepsach@gmail.com