CHRIS GARDNER COMES BACK AS A GUEST FOR EVOLVE…

This week Gatecrash Evolve have the joy of meeting Chris Gardner, one of our associate artists. He will be leading this weeks session on Voice. National Director and founder of Stroud Theatre Company. Chris has Directed for several companies and venues including Sixth Sense Theatre for Young People, The Old Rep, Birmingham, Crescent Theatre, Birmingham, Theatre West at the Alma,… Read more →

Want to learn some new skills??

Stage Combat and Media Make-up Workshop A one day exciting workshop combining stage combat and media makeup. A thorough insight into the tricks behind those nasty fight scenes. You will learn all the basic unarmed moves that you see on TV, Film and Stage from that ‘bitchy’ slap on Eastenders to how to sell the perfect punch on Fight Club. … Read more →

EVOLVE MEET MIKE AKERS!!

  As part of each Gatecrash Evolve ten week term we invite a guest practitioner to run one of Tuesday sessions. Next week we have the pleasure of invited Mike Akers. Mike has run an improvisation workshop for members of Gatecrash Evolve. Mike has written extensively for young audiences, including work for Forest Forge, Travelling Light and Sixth Sense &… Read more →

MEET THE TEAM- REBECCA ROCKER, DIRECTOR.

The first time I tried my hand at directing was during my Alevel Theatre Studies course and I loved it! It was incredibly exciting to me that you could work with a team of creative people to stage a piece of theatre, with just a script as a starting point. I went on to do a Drama degree at Exeter… Read more →

Let’s hear from Marianne…

Theatre is really important to me, both as an opportunity to push myself in a performance, and as a regular creative outlet. So, when I moved to Swindon in September of last year, I was determined to find a theatre company to call home. I found out about Gatecrash after some extensive Google searches, and knew I had to be… Read more →

A Complex Simplicity…

So, we’re about six weeks into rehearsals for Constellations with around three to go. Now is about as good a time as any to take stock of the process and hopefully persuade you to buy a ticket (if you haven’t done so already) When trying to explain the concept and plot of this play it always sounds unbelievably complicated but… Read more →

One day course on STAGE COMBAT and MEDIA MAKE-UP

A one day exciting workshop combining stage combat and media makeup. A thorough insight into the tricks behind those nasty fight scenes. You will learn all the basic unarmed moves that you see on TV, Film and Stage from that ‘bitchy’ slap on Eastenders to how to sell the perfect punch on Fight Club.  Once you’ve mastered the moves we… Read more →

Gatecrash Improv is BACK IN THE ROOM!!!!!

Since starting GC we have built up a growing reputation for training new improvisers! We are now delighted to announce the return of our fantastic improv tutor John Lomas who will be running not one, not two BUT three improvisation courses for us in the coming months!!! ‘This course helped me understand more about what I can achieve and what my… Read more →

Introduction to Clowning with Frank Wurzinger

Associate Artist Frank Wurzinger is returning to Gatecrash to run an open clowning workshop. Clowns might be simple and truthful or outrageously and joyfully over the top and always play with a sense of pleasure. Over the course of the day we will be looking for ways to stay optimistic and to find the game in the worst situations. Through… Read more →