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Workshop – 14/05/2019

For next week’s workshop (14/05/2019) we are delighted to be welcoming back the phenomenal Bryan Burroughs.

Continuing with our theme for May (stepping outside your comfort zone) Bryan has detailed his workshop as being “A follow up workshop in how the physical theatre principles worked on in Workshop One can be utilised effectively and immediately in staging scenes from a selection of contemporary plays.”

(Please note that it does not hinder you if you missed Workshop One! All are welcome!)

Bryan Burroughs trained at the Samuel Beckett Centre at Trinity College Dublin.

Noteworthy performances include My Foot/My Tutor with Articulate Anatomy (Best MalePerformance at Dublin Fringe Festival 2004),BarabbasTheatre Company’s Johnny Patterson : The Singing Irish Clown ( Irish Times Theatre Award Best Supporting Actor 2009) and regularly performs his one man show Beowulf : The Blockbuster which originated as a Show In A Bag and has toured Ireland, Scotland, Wales, France, Australia, New York and was the number one success of the Edinburgh Fringe 2014 winning the STAGE Award for Acting Excellence.

Other notable productions include Act Without Words 2 by Samuel Beckett for Company SJ which most recently performed at the Barbican in London and the Centre Culturel Irlandais inParis. He also regularly performs in a two hander adaptation of Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol with AaronMonaghan which returned to The Ark for Christmas 2016. He played Quasimodo in Angela’s Ashes : The Musical and Lenehan in the returning production of James Joyce’s ULYSSES at The Abbey Theatre in an adaptation by Dermot Bolger and directed by GrahamMcLaren in July 2018.

As director Bryan has directed Fight Night and TheGames People Play and for RISE productions written by Gavin Kostick which won Best Actor and the Bewleys Little Gem Award at Dublin Fringe 2010 and Best New Play atthe Irish Times Theatre Awards 2013 respectively.

As Movement Director recent productions include Druid’s Beauty Queen of Leenane, Umbrella’s Glowworm,Fishamble’s Inside The GPO, Yew Tree’s Alone It Stands, Pat Moylan’s Stones In His Pockets, Tarry Flynn, The Skriker at the Lir Academy, BrokenCrow’s Levin & Levin, at the Abbey Fool For Love, TheWake and for Second Age Hamlet and Macbeth.

For RTE Bryan has appeared on RTE Jr’s The Beo Showteaching drama to young children, written four short stories for the Tell Me A Storyseries, written and performed a Christmas short story for the Cór Na Nóg Christmas Concert and directed FightNight for RTE’s Radio Drama season

Bryan also teaches physical theatre at The Lir Academy of Dramatic Art in association with RADA.

Doors 6:45 | Workshop 7 pm | CBS Synge Street

€10 per workshop | €25 for the month | Free if it’s your first No Drama workshop

Woman in Mind

We would like to announce that No Drama’s next production is Alan Ayckbourn’s Woman In Mind. The show runs from the Wednesday the 4th to Saturday 7th of December in the Sean O’Casey Theatre.

The production will be directed by Gráinne Curistan with Dominik Turkowski as Assistant Director and Cathal O’Donovan taking the role of Production Manager.

Cast:

  • Susan – Sarah McMullan
  • Bill – Adam Walsh
  • Gerald – Pat Deery
  • Muriel – Jane Martin
  • Rick – Damien Holmes
  • Andy – Daniel O’Brien
  • Tony – Tom Hughes
  • Lucy – Caoimhe Cooke