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Vamos Emerging Artists Taster Workshops

We are excited to introduce our new Vamos Emerging Artists programme.

We want to discover the next generation of 18- 24-year-old mask performers from diverse communities across the UK. Working with seven partner venues, we are inviting emerging and inquisitive young artists to take part in FREE or subsidised mask taster sessions. Join us for a quick-paced mask performance workshop where participants will learn Vamos Theatre’s approach to mask work, creating physical character and devising non-verbal theatre that connects and moves audiences.

From the taster workshops, we will bring together a group of emerging artists for a residency in summer 2022 to create and perform mask theatre from shared stories and backgrounds.

We welcome all, and particularly encourage artists from diverse ethnic backgrounds to apply. Vamos Theatre is an inclusive company; please let us know how we can make accessing this programme easier for you.


When: Saturday 20 November 2021, 10am -2pm
Where: The Swan Theatre, Worcester
Cost: FREE
To book: Contact us to book your place

When: Friday 11 February 2022, 2pm-6pm
Where: Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Cost: FREE
To book: Contact us to book your place

When: Tuesday 8 March 2022, 5pm-9pm
Where: Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton

Cost: FREE
To book: Contact us to book your place

When: Sunday 20 March 2022, 11am-4pm
Where: Exeter Northcott Theatre (held at the Barnfield Theatre)

Cost: £25 (subsidised places available)
To book: Visit Exeter Northcott Theatre

When: TBC
Where: Jacksons Lane, London

Cost: £25 (subsidised places available)
To book: Contact us to book your place

Vamos Emerging Artists is funded by Arts Council England and The Barry Jackson Trust.

Revealing the Mask

Part of London International Mime Festival 2022, Revealing the Mask is a four-hour workshop for actors, performers and theatre practitioners. Delivered in person, this creative, high energy and inspiring session will give participants a thorough introduction to full mask technique. Through exercises and shared exploration, the workshop introduces mask characterisation, mask physicality, and techniques such as clocking, stillness and isolation, helping to build confidence and understanding of mask performance. More advanced full mask skills and a deeper understanding of the form will also be covered, through exploring devising in full mask individually, and as a mask ensemble.

When: Sat 15 Jan, 2022: 2 - 6pm
Where: Jacksons Lane,
269A Archway Road, London, N6 5AA
Cost: £50 (£40 concessions)
Minimum age: 18+
Class size: 16
To book: visit the LIMF booking site

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