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Theatre Comedy Project - join from your living room

Reading's StrikeUp Theatre are looking for people aged 70 and over who are feeling cut off from their neighbours, friends and family and would enjoy the opportunity to meet new people in a relaxed, playful environment. 

Thursdays

11.00 to 12.00 

28th May to 2nd July

Location:

Your living room - the course is run through a computer system which we can teach you how to use.

Have fun and meet new people!

Over six sessions, you will learn the secrets of being funny onscreen, from physical clowning tricks to the secret of comic timing, taught by experienced theatre practitioners from StrikeUp Theatre. Plus, you will learn how to get the best out of video conferencing applications like FaceTime and Zoom. Over the six weeks, we will put together a unique comedy performance from an original script, written specifically to meet the challenges of an online workshop.

We are working in association with AgeUK Berkshire and Reading Borough Council to bring you 6 free comedy theatre workshops, whilst delivering a crash course in video communications online.

Sign Up:

Get in contact with Rachel from StrikeUp Theatre at rachel@strikeuptheatre.co.uk or phone 07514712785. 

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