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TDA Intracultural Practice Masterclass with Kristine Landon-Smith

1 Week Intracultural Practice applied to Classic & Contemporary Texts
Monday 3rd – Friday 7th April 2017, 2-6pm each day

Kristine Landon-Smith, (MPhil) co-founder Tamasha Theatre Company and currently working as director and educator in industry and the HE sector leads masterclasses for actors seeking to enhance their art form. Auditor places are also available. During each course, I work closely with each individual in the ensembleand apply my intracultural methodology to classic and contemporary texts.

Influenced by French pedagogue Philippe Gaulier, my intracultural approach focuses on bringing one’s own personality to the stage. My methodology is particularly focused on utilizing the cultural context of the performer engaging with all the aspects of one’s personality and bringing that to the stage. My methodology empowers actors and theatre makers to utilise the potential of difference in performance.

I focus on play: how to help the actor play well at all times : in games, improvisation andtext. My practice helps each actor understand what is unique to them and how to bring their own self to the stage in any role. 

Participants will work to explore my unique actor-centred model applying it to classic and contemporary texts . 




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Cost: £130 

This is an intensive training workshop where actors will be working from 2 - 6pm daily.

Audit Places: £70  

This course is open to actors who have (professional or academic) experience wishing to enhance their art form.

NB: We ask that participants inform us of any requirements before the workshop so that the tutor can adapt to and accommodate needs as necessary. For insurance purposes, Tamasha takes no responsibility for accident or injury

Payment must be received in advance, upon confirmation that you have been allocated a place. Please also note that if you cancel your place after 3rd March 2016, then we will be unable to refund the fee. Any cancellations before 3rd March will be subject to a £40 admin fee.


Previous participants of Kristine’s masterclasses:

"The work of Kristine Landon Smith and Tamasha on intracultural performance practice gives a fascinating and valuable insight into the ways in which cultural difference can work positively within theatre practice and performance. The demonstration workshop empowers performers to access their own culture within the context of new cultural/performance challenges."
Mark Evans, Professor of Theatre Training and Education, Coventry School of Art and Design

"Amazing workshop, amazing people and the most amazing teacher..."
Previous Intracultural masterclass participant

"It was wonderful to watch Kristine re-work / develop scenes and monologues and to open up a whole new set of possibilities for both actors and directors."
Previous Intracultural masterclass participant

"As a director, Kristine’s approach of ‘play’ rather than ‘act’ has hugely influenced me in my work not only with Tamasha but also outside of it. It’s a great nurturing ground for new talent and a place where one feels really valued and respected."
Shaheen Khan (Tamasha's A Tainted Dawn and Strictly Dandia, Bend it like Beckham, Rafta Rafta)

"Kristine is one of the best and one of my all time favourite directors. She is amazing!Parminder Nagra (Tamasha's A Tainted Dawn and Fourteen Songs, ER, Bend it like Beckham)

Kristine Landon-Smith directs with an impeccable sense of social comedy, full of embarrassment, hilarity and pain.’ East Is East, Sunday Times

Earlier Event: March 18
I Walk in Your Words
Later Event: April 29
Summer Rolls