Workshop – 12/03/2019

“Developing Character through Scene Work”

This week we will be going on a deep dive into constructing rounded characters through short script excerpts. Through the challenge of creating with limited materials we will really push our creativity to its limit!

Where: CBS, Synge St

Workshop begins at 7pm.
€10 per workshop/€25 for the month

If it’s your first workshop, you go free!


Monologue Night – 14 January

Love and Sacrifice monologues

Happy New Year to each and every one!

No Drama Theatre is proud to kick off our 2019 events with- you guessed it- the return of our monologue nights! And do we have a special treat for you with this one.

Join us with our fabulous host Noely Michael Murphy upstairs of the Bison Bar and let yourself be moved by actors baring hearts and minds, speaking on love and sacrifice; romance and pain; heart swells and heartaches, all in support of our upcoming production The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

This one promises to be visceral, tissues are on the house.

If you are interested in participating (which we highly recommend!), there are still a limited number of slots available.
Please contact the event via Facebook messenger or email contact@nodramatheatre.com for enquiries

Monday 14th January | 7 pm | Upstairs in Bison Bar, Wellington Quay | €5.00

*All proceeds go towards funding our production of The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
Running January 22nd to 26th at Smock Alley Theatre

WORKSHOP – 8 JANUARY

Now that the mince pies have settled and the bottles of prosecco have stopped popping, it’s time to get your kicks in other ways and what better way than coming to our first workshop of the year!

Our first workshop will be facilitated by No Drama veteran, Kate Cosgrave.

“Building from neutral”

In this workshop, we’ll break down the fundamentals of different movement forces to find building blocks for creating a character’s physicality, bring ourselves into neutral and explore the power and possibility of what we can let the audience read from doing “the least possible” with our bodies.

Note from Kate: wear comfy clothes and keep it simple because we shall be moving!

Are you excited to join a new adventure? New year, New you? No Drama Theatre is thrilled to open their doors this coming Tuesday, January 8th, for the first workshop of 2019.

No Drama Theatre runs weekly workshops on Tuesday evenings from 7pm – 9pm in Synge Street CBS. With a great variety of facilitators, we will be kicking of the year with a month of ‘Movement and Physicality in Theatre’.
Your first workshop is free! Thereafter, €10 for a drop in class or €25 for the month. To learn more about Tuesday’s workshop, keep your eyes on this page!

No Drama Theatre is a fun and wonderful group that invites,  encourages and provides opportunities for each of our members to live out their theatrical aspirations, to provide a platform and to build a community of like-minded adventurers.

‘For better, it is to make a beginning of that which may lead to something, than to engage in a perpetual struggle and pursuit in courses which have no exit.’ – Francis Bacon.

We hope to see you Tuesday!

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

No Drama Theatre is proud to present:                                                          The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance                                                                – Directed by Declan Ryan

A young scholar from New York travels West in search of a new life. He arrives, beaten and half-dead, on the dusty streets of Twotrees. Rescued from the plains, the town soon becomes his home as he finds the love of a local woman.
This love gives him purpose in a broken land, but is it enough to save him from the vicious outlaw who wants him dead?

Starring:
Dave Curran as Ransome Foster
Sorcha Herlihy as Hallie Jackson
Shane Robinson as Bert Barricune
Theo Dennisson as Liberty Valance
Edward Dixon as Jim ‘The Reverend’ Moston
Martin Casey as Marshal Johnson
Sarah Lenihan as Jane Dewitt
Annette Burns as The Narrator

Assistant directed by Malcolm Bolton
With original soundtrack by Martin Casey

Smock Alley Boys’ School | 22nd – 26th Jan 7.30pm
Matinee Saturday 26th 2.30pm                                                                    Tickets here

WORKSHOP – 18 DECEMBER

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

In tonight’s workshop, a.k.a. the last workshop of the year, we do not have just one, not just two, but a banging six facilitators in store for you! Yes… You’re right! It’s our biannual All-Star Workshop.

After these six heroes have enriched us with their wisdom, we will be gathering in the Camden Exchange for some lovely Christmas celebrations.

We are super excited! Hopefully, you are too!

Doors: 6.45pm | Workshop 7pm | Synge Street CBS.

WORKSHOP – 11 DECEMBER

Happy Sunday to all!

Next Tuesday is the penultimate workshop of the year and we are in a festive spirit for this one.

This week we will be looking at character creation and development through the lens of that old seasonal chestnut Charles Dickens: A Christmas Carol! Using this classic text as a launching point, we will be looking at our characters past, distant present and their future before returning to the modern day to see the effects of what our journey has had on them!

Guaranteed to get you in the Christmas Spirit this workshop is one not to be missed!

If it’s your first workshop it’s on us!

Doors 6.45pm | workshop 7pm | Synge Street CBS

WORKSHOP – 4 DECEMBER

After his last workshop being such a big success, and to conclude our block: Scene Creation, Jay Cosgrave is returning to Synge Street CBS to teach us the basics of stage combat!

Stage combat is a specialised technique in theatre designed to create the illusion of physical combat without causing harm to the performer. Teaching us the ropes, Jay will educate us in how to throw safe punches, kick one in the vital parts and stage a believable fight. All for our viewing pleasure.

For all of us to enjoy this workshop in a safe manner, it is of utmost importance you arrive at the school on time and don’t miss the health and safety briefing.

Wear comfortable clothing that won’t prevent you from moving around and attacking your enemies!

Door 6:45 | Workshop 7 pm (Sharp) | Synge Street CBS.

FUNDRAISER – The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

No Drama Theatre excitedly invite you to our…

TABLE QUIZ FUNDRAISER
emphasis on the fun

In support of our upcoming production “The Man who Shot Liberty Valance”

Come and compete for the chance to test your noggins and win fabulous prizes and great glory! There’ll also be a raffle on the night, a special sneak peak treat of the promo artwork and bants galore.

Entry €5 | Doors at 19:30 | Event click here

 

WORKSHOP – 27 NOVEMBER

While we had promised you a workshop in Stage Combat, due to unforeseen circumstances the wonderful Jay Cosgrave, unfortunately, had to postpone this festival of (fake) punches to the 4th of December.

But not to worry, we will have a fantastic facilitator taking the wheel this Tuesday, with his expertise in improv this is promising to be an extremely helpful workshop. This Tuesday Dan McCormack will provide you with an intro to improv
and we will be working on a devised narrative.

Your first workshop is on us!

Hope to see you there.

Doors: 6.45pm | Workshop: 7pm | Synge Street CBS