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Talent Unlimited Profile

I was recently, very kindly supported by Talent Unlimited and I now have a profile and interview on their page. To view my profile and read the interview click here http://www.talent-unlimited.org.uk/profile99.html

Joyce Di Donato Masterclass April 15th 2015

Everybody’s favourite Mezzo speaking words of wisdom once again. As part of the Artist Spotlight on Joyce Di Donato the Barbican presented some of Guildhall’s finest students to work with Joyce at the Milton Court Concert Hall in April. Singers involved were Francesca Chiejina, Dominic Sedgwick, Alison Langer and Eliza Safjan. Here are some of […]

ENO Opera Works Response Weekend 3, Charisma Workshop with Alex McLaren

This weekend started with a great charisma workshop with Alex McLaren, founder of the Spontaneity Shop www.the-spontaneity-shop.com There are three different ways of replying to people and their suggestions/offers. No. (Being inflexible an knocking down other people’s offers) Yes, but. (You don’t oppose their idea but it’s obvious you don’t like it) As children we are unfazed […]

ENO Opera Works Input Weekend 3, Comedy with Paul Hunter

The Sunday session was focused on all things comedy with Paul Hunter, Artistic Director of ‘Told By An Idiot’ www.toldbyanidiot.org Paul’s background is mainly comedy focused but the essence of the work revolves around spontaneity, improvisation and play. We did a number of exercises looking at how to reveal our character’s vulnerabilities without showing them. And […]

ENO Opera Works Input Weekend 3, Text Session with Barbara Houseman

Saturday’s session was with the incredible Barbara Hausman www.barbarahouseman.com, author of some amazing books on acting technique including Tackling Text and Subtext which I have found extremely helpful. The morning started with Barbara Hausman asking us what we would like to focus on which immediately made everyone in the group feel comfortable. It gave us all […]

ENO Opera Works Module 2 Response Weekend

For the Saturday we mainly reflected on the work we did with Leah and Olga in November. We combined this work with the work we have done on Stanislavsky technique. The character I was working on was Servilia, La Clemenza di Tito, Mozart. In particular the duet in Act 1 ‘Ah perdona al primo affetto’. We each […]

ENO Opera Works Module 2 Input Weekend. Movement Workshop with Olga Masleinnikova

Movement Workshop with Olga Masleinnikova An introduction to Choreological Studies, Choreologoy and Laban.  Olga Masleinnikova is a performance maker, choreologist, movement director and teacher. Her work combines dance-theatre techniques, Laban’s contemporary developments, psychophysical practices and some elements of Jungian phsychology. http://www.olgamasleinnikova.com/ Sunday morning’s session began with exercises that focused on concentrating on one specific body […]