Galway Actors Workshop summer term
By Kernan Andrews
THE GALWAY Actors Workshop will begin its summer term of classes for adults next month in the Anno Santo Hotel in Salthill.
There will be the Introduction to Acting class (Tuesdays, starting April 12) and a Working with Text class (Wednesdays, starting April 13). Both classes run from 6.30pm to 8.30pm and take place over eight weeks. The cost for each class is €150/125.
Introduction to Acting course covers all the basics in approaching acting and theatre through a varied selection of games, exercises, improvisations, and techniques. Working with Text course is for students with some experience of acting who want to develop their skills.
There is also the Chekhov Intensive course taking place in May over two Saturdays (May 21 and 28) from 12 noon to 6pm, based on the theories and ideas of Michael Chekhov. The cost is €120/100.
Sarah O’Toole is a former member of Galway Youth Theatre and a graduate of the Gaiety School of Acting. She has worked extensively as an actor and director in Glasgow and Galway.