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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 & is a well-known name in programmes at Bristol Old Vic, (Treasure Island, Peter Pan, Jane Eyre), The Tobacco Factory & The Brewery (The Lost Present, Super Sam & Mega Max Save Christmas). An experienced teacher, Mike was also Education Director with Travelling Light, and taught ‘Writing for Performance’ at Bristol University.

As we have been exploring comedy this term Mike will be continuing and enhancing this with our members by running a workshop about Sketch Comedy. The group will have the chance of creating there own sketches and have an all round fantastic time. We cannot wait!

We will be auditioning for Gatecrash Evolve on the 4th April so if you want to get involve email us at gatecrashtheatre@gmail.com