Stagecoach Exclusive Acting (30mins): Miming and Facial Expression
Learn the basic skills and techniques of mime where you can shape any object using your body and create a fantastic performance.
About John Pritchard:
John is a writer, artist and teacher and has been teaching at Stagecoach for 4 years.
He started his career producing and directing a Five Star production of ENDGAME by Samuel Beckett, followed by the play Bright Ideas which he wrote, and Games and After Liverpool which went on to tour at Underbelly, Pleasance, Shelley and Tristan Bates theatres.
John’s writing has been performed at 2Fit in London, Paines Plough and The Trestle Theatre. Along with the wonderful members of his Stagecoach Drama Troupe, John has twice won the Lewis Davis prize at the Welwyn Theatre Festival for his plays ‘The Entire History of the World. Kinda’ and ‘Hiroshima’.
When not working in Theatre, John can be found performing stand up comedy or painting fine art in his studio.
Learn the basic skills and techniques of mime where you can shape any object using your body. John shows you how to tell a story through a mimed performance, enhanced by the music 'The Typewriter' by composer Leroy Anderson, which features an actual typewriter as a percussion instrument - time to...
John takes you through how to play off your audience and get them to engage with your character as you continue to work towards a one and a half minute performance of ‘The Typewriter’ (made famous by Jerry Lewis). Develop this playful, 'silent' art to the 'The Typewriter', composed by Leroy Ander...
John gets you ready for your one and a half minute performance of ‘The Typewriter’. With a final focus on storytelling through body language, you'll be sure to make a strong entrance and wow your audience with this entertaining and engaging performance piece!